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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
2nd October 2014
Reference:   4999
Placename:   Billabong Creek
Designation:   River
Status:   Variant
Geographical Name:   Billabung Creek
LGA:   Junee
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 55 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   147 48 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 54 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   147 48 04
1:100000 Map:   Tarcutta 8427
Parish:   Tenandra
County:   Clarendon
Origin:   Aboriginal: an effluent from a river, sometimes separated from it, sometimes being joined again at time of flood. Also used loosely as a lake or flood. (Reed 1967)
History:   The recorded name Billabong Creek was discontinued on 23-Oct-1970 and the name Billabung Creek assigned. On the 30-Sep-1988, Billabung Creek was discontinued and the name Billabong Creek assigned.
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