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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th November 2018
Reference:   39100
Placename:   Moorbel
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 10th November 2006
Previous Names:   Moorbell
Belmore
LGA:   Cabonne
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 33 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   148 41 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 32 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   148 41 04
Topographic Map:   Canowindra
1:100000 Map:   Cowra 8630
Parish:   Collett
County:   Ashburnham
Description:   A locality about 3 km E by N of Canowindra and 4 km SW by W of South Canowindra. Names and boundaries in Cabonne Council area shown on map GNB3691.
Origin:   In February 1917, residents of Belmore petitioned the postal inspector at Parkes for a postal receiving station. Because a place named Belmore existed in Sydney, the residents submitted other names, with Moorbel finally being approved by the Dept Lands on 9 July 1917.
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