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Whitton

New South Wales, Australia

Railway station building at the Whitton Museum.jpg
Train station, now disused and relocated to the town museum



Whitton is located in New South Wales
Whitton
Population: 394 (2006 census)
Postcode: 2705
Elevation: 147 m (482 ft)
Location:
  • 11 km (7 mi) from Gogeldrie
  • 22 km (14 mi) from Leeton
LGA: Leeton Shire
County: Cooper
State District: Murrumbidgee
Federal Division: Riverina


Whitton is a small town located in Leeton Shire in the Australian state of New South Wales. Founded in 1850, it is named after John Whitton (1820-98), Engineer-in-Charge of the New South Wales Government Railways. The railway reached Whitton in 1881. At the 2006 census, Whitton had a population of 394.[1]

Hulong Post Office opened on 15 October 1881 and was renamed Whitton in 1883.[2]


Whitton contains the Ricebowl Hotel, 2 general stores, a post office, St Carthage Catholic Church, St John's Anglican Church, a fire station, a bowling club, and a number of houses.

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