Bundure, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Disused rail siding at Bundure
Bundure is located in New South Wales
Coordinates35°10′S 146°00′E / 35.167°S 146.000°E / -35.167; 146.000Coordinates: 35°10′S 146°00′E / 35.167°S 146.000°E / -35.167; 146.000
Population274 (2006 census)[1]
Elevation109 m (358 ft)
LGA(s)Murrumbidgee Council
State electorate(s)Albury
Federal Division(s)Farrer

Bundure is a rural community in the central south part of the Riverina. It is situated by road, about 25 kilometres south west of Widgiewa and 33 kilometres north east of Jerilderie. In 2006, Bundure had a population of 274 people.[1]

The place name Bundure is derived from the local Aboriginal word Bundoora meaning "place of meeting of many Kangaroos".[3]

Bundure Post Office opened on 1 September 1926, was closed between 1930 and 1934, and finally closed in 1973.[4]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Bundure (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2009.
  2. ^ Travelmate Archived 25 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Bundure". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, archived from the original on 19 August 2008, retrieved 11 June 2009

External links[edit]

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