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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
20th December 2014
Reference:   41005
Placename:   Muswellbrook
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 9th December 1994
Previous Names:   Musclebrook Town Of
Town of Musclebrook
GNB File:   GNB3790
LGA:   Muswellbrook
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 16 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 53 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 15 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 53 04
Topographic Map:   Muswellbrook
1:100000 Map:   Muswellbrook 9033
Parish:   Rowan
County:   Durham
Description:   A town situated about 40 km NW of Singleton and about 25 km S of Scone Boundaries within Council of Muswellbrook shown on map marked GNB3790
Origin:   MUSWELLBROOK corruption of Muscle Brook name given by settlers because of abundance of shell fish resembling muscles in the creek. (Information from RAHS Journal Vol 30 part 6)
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