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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
29th March 2020
Reference:   22534
Placename:   Gunnedah
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 23rd September 2005
GNB File:   GNB3769
LGA:   Gunnedah
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -30 59 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 15 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -30 58 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 15 04
Topographic Map:   Gunnedah
1:100000 Map:   Boggabri 8936
Parish:   Gunnedah
County:   Pottinger
Description:   A large town on the Namoi River and North Western Railway, the centre of a large agricultural area. Boundaries in Gunnedah LGA shown on map marked GNB3769
Meaning:   From Kamilaroi term 'gunithaa' for orphan. (Appleton; 1992). Also: 'place of white stone' or 'poor place'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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