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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th November 2018
Reference:   40933
Placename:   Murrumburrah
Designation:   Town
Status:   Assigned 19th February 1971
GNB File:   GNB3825
LGA:   Harden
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 33 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   148 22 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 32 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   148 22 04
Topographic Map:   Cootamundra
1:100000 Map:   Cootamundra 8528
Parish:   Murrimboola
County:   Harden
Description:   A town situated north of Connaughtmans Creek and about 32 km east north east of Cootamundra. The town is adjacent to the town of Harden.
Meaning:   Probably comes from Wiradhuri 'murrimboola' reasonably translated to 'two waterholes'. (Appleton; 1992). Also: 'two canoes'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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