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Grong Grong

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Population  391 (2011 census)
LGA(s)  Narrandera Shire
State electorate(s)  Cootamundra
Postal code  2652
Federal division  Division of Riverina
Postcode(s)  2652
County  Bourke
Elevation  162 m
Local time  Saturday 4:55 AM
Grong Grong wwwgronggrongcomaugarronggoorungjpg
Location  510 km (317 mi) SW of Sydney 457 km (284 mi) N of Melbourne 82 km (51 mi) NW of Wagga Wagga 22 km (14 mi) E of Narrandera
Weather  16°C, Wind E at 2 km/h, 52% Humidity

Grong Grong /ˈɡrɒŋ ˈɡrɒŋ/ is a small town that is located in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. The town is situated on the Newell Highway, 23 kilometres (14 mi) east of Narrandera in the Shire of Narrandera.

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Map of Grong Grong NSW 2652, Australia

The name Grong Grong is an Aboriginal term meaning "bad camping ground" or "very bad camping ground".

Demography

Like many rural localities in the area, the population level has progressively declined over a number of years, evidenced as follows:

Facilities

The Grong Grong post office was opened on 1 November 1881.

The town has a railway station on the Hay branch off the Main South Line. However, the line has closed so with it has the station. Only part of the line is used by a weekly passenger train to Griffith which does not stop at the station. Grong Grong can be accessed by coaches that stop at the town on the way to Hay and Mildura.

References

Grong Grong Wikipedia


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