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Illabo is a locality in the South West Slopes part of the Riverina and situated about 13 kilometres (8 mi) southwest of Bethungra and 16 kilometres (10 mi) northeast of Junee. At the 2006 census, Illabo had a population of 190.
Illabo Post Office opened on 1 July 1879. A railway station on the Main South railway served the town between 1878 and the 1970s. A grain silo remains in use. The town name is derived from an Aboriginal word meaning "where".
Notes and references
- ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Illabo (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/ABSNavigation/prenav/LocationSearch?collection=Census&period=2006&areacode=SSC17565&producttype=QuickStats&breadcrumb=PL&action=401. Retrieved 8 October 2009.
- ^ a b "Illabo". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. http://www.gnb.nsw.gov.au/place_naming/placename_search/extract?id=MnjLXtZTan. Retrieved 3 August 2013.
- ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". https://www.premierpostal.com/cgi-bin/wsProd.sh/Viewpocdwrapper.p?SortBy=NSW&country=. Retrieved 2009-06-11.
- ^ Illabo station. NSWrail.net. Accessed 29 August 2009.
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