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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
23rd September 2014
Reference:   39991
Placename:   Mount Wilson
Designation:   Village
Status:   Assigned 20th March 1970
GNB File:   GNB3726
LGA:   Blue Mountains
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 31 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 22 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 30 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 22 04
Topographic Map:   Mount Wilson
1:100000 Map:   Katoomba 8930
Parish:   Irvine
County:   Cook
Description:   Village on Mount Wilson about 9 km E of Bell.
Origin:   Named by newly appointed Surveyor General P.F. Adams while visiting staff surveyor E.S. Wyndham's survey camp at Waterfall Creek, Mt. Wilson, in March, 1868. Named after John Bowie Wilson (1820-1883) M.L.A. Minister for Lands, New South Wales. (Currey S H, `Mount Wilson`, p. 27).
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