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19th February 2020
Reference:   43031
Placename:   Nowra
Designation:   Town
Status:   Assigned 24th October 1969
Previous Name:   Bomaderry
GNB File:   GNB3653
LGA:   Shoalhaven
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 53 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 36 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 52 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 36 04
Topographic Map:   Nowra
1:100000 Map:   Kiama 9028
Parish:   Nowra
County:   St Vincent
Description:   A large town situated on southern bank of the Shoalhaven River about 58km SSW of Wollongong east of the junction of Nowra Creek and Shoalhaven River.
Meaning:   For: black cockatoo; you and me. (McCarthy. 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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