Narrawong, Victoria

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Narrawong
Victoria
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Mechanics' hall at Narrawong
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Narrawong
Coordinates 38°15′0″S141°42′0″E / 38.25000°S 141.70000°E / -38.25000; 141.70000 Coordinates: 38°15′0″S141°42′0″E / 38.25000°S 141.70000°E / -38.25000; 141.70000
Population160 (2016 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 3285
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Glenelg
State electorate(s) South-West Coast
Federal division(s) Wannon

Narrawong /ˈnærəwɒŋ/ is a small town in south west Victoria, Australia located on the Princes Highway 18 kilometres (11 mi) to the east of Portland at the mouth of the Surrey River.

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Narrawong Post Office opened on 1 March 1859. [2]

At the 2016 census, Narrawong had a population of 160. [1]

The Narrawong District Primary School is the town's primary school. It was formed after an amalgamation of the Narrawong Primary School, the Narrawong East Primary School and the Tyrendarra Primary School in 1994. [3]

Traditional ownership

The formally recognised traditional owners for the area in which Narrawong sits are the Gunditjmara People [4] who are represented by the Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation. [5]

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References

  1. 1 2 Based on the resident population of meshblocks 20198700000 and 20199160000 from 2074.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Mesh Block Counts, Australia, 2016
  2. Phoenix Auctions History, Post Office List , retrieved 30 March 2021
  3. http://narrawongdistrictps.vic.edu.au/
  4. "Map of formally recognised traditional owners". Aboriginal Victoria. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  5. "Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal". Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation. Retrieved 2 June 2020.

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