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Limbri

New South Wales, Australia

Limbri
Swamp Oak Creek and the rail cutting at Limbri



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Limbri
Population: 259
Postcode: 2352
Coordinates: 31°03′S 151°09′E / -31.05, 151.15Coordinates: 31°03′S 151°09′E / -31.05, 151.15
Elevation: 477 m (1,565 ft)
Location:
LGA: Tamworth Regional Council
County: Inglis
State District: Tamworth, Northern Tablelands
Federal Division: New England
Limbri hall

Community hall, Limbri, NSW

Limbri is a small village on Swamp Oak Creek, about 30 km east northeast of Tamworth and about 8 km east southeast of Moonbi in northern New South Wales, Australia.[1] The population of the Limbri region in 2006 was 259.[2]

Some alluvial gold was found at Limbri. It is now an agricultural based village, with sheep and cattle breeding the main pursuits.

Limbri public school opened in 1900 to serve the surrounding grazing properties and celebrated its centenary, but it is now closed.[3] The general store that was there has also now closed. The region has the services of Limbri Landcare Group and Limbri/Mulla Creek Rural Fire Service.

Limbri railway stationEdit

The station at Limbri on the Main North railway line to Armidale opened in 1885 as Farquarsons Siding. On 14 December 1893 it was renamed Limbri, but it has now been closed for a number of years.[4]

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