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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th November 2018
Reference:   47161
Placename:   Port Macquarie
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 11th August 2000
GNB File:   GNB3772
LGA:   Hastings
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -31 26 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   152 55 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -31 25 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   152 55 04
Topographic Map:   Port Macquarie
1:100000 Map:   Kempsey 9435
Parish:   Macquarie
County:   Macquarie
Description:   A town on the North Coast about 24 km by road East of the town of Wauchope. Boundaries within the Hastings Council area shown on map GNB3772.
Origin:   PORT MACQUARIE: RAHSJ - Early History of Vol 1 pt 10 page 201 in 1821 (illus) in 1829 (illus) Vol 21 Pt 164. A survey of PM from its Settlement to the Present Day by F.A. Cadell Vol 22 Pt 6 Page 377. The Port of:
History:   founded as a convict settlement in 1821 and one of the oldest towns in the state. (A-Z of Aust. Towns & Cities)
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