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ⓘ Taralga




Taralga
                                     

ⓘ Taralga

Taralga is a small village in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia in Upper Lachlan Shire. It is located at the intersection of the Goulburn-Oberon Road and the Laggan-Taralga Road. It is accessible from Oberon to the north, Mittagong to the east, Goulburn to the south, and Crookwell to the west. At the 2016 census, Taralga had a population of 467. The exact origin of the name Taralga is disputed. The two most widely supported theories are that the village was originally known as "Trial Gang" as within the early colonial boundaries of Argyle County, it was a location for the trials of convicts and bushrangers before the Crown. The second theory is that Taralga means "native companion" in the language of the Burra Aboriginal people. Taralga is located relatively close to the famous Wombeyan Caves. The town experiences a volatile climate and is frequently affected by snow in the winter months.

The population of Taralga has changed over time, reflecting the fate of the city. There were about 100 residents in 1863, growing to over 700 in 1890-ies. Immediately after the depression of the 1890-ies, the population has shrunk to half this size, but recovered by the middle of 1950-ies almost to the peak level. Today in the town of about 400 people.

                                     
  • the now disused Crookwell railway line from 1902 to 1974 and the disused Taralga railway line from 1926 to 1957. Australian Bureau of Statistics 27 June
  • Lachlan Shire, New South Wales, Australia. It lies about 5 km north of Taralga and about 95 km south of Oberon on the road from Goulburn to Oberon and
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  • 43 mi south from Katoomba. It is a rural area with a number of vineyards. Taralga Australian Bureau of Statistics 27 June 2017 High Range 2016 Census
  • RMC Duntroon Boorowa Bungendore Mudchooks Crookwell Jindabyne Bushpigs Taralga Australia portal Rugby union in the Australian Capital Territory Club
  • Berlei company contained a segment on a recreation of the train filmed at Taralga The train had fifteen exhibition coaches in which the various companies
  • Tennant Creek, Northern Territory Catholic Church of Christ the King, Taralga New South Wales Christ the King Church, Shenzhen Christ the King Church
  • Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Richlands Homestead via Taralga NSW Archived 2007 - 09 - 28 at the Wayback Machine Archives investigator
  • Crookwell in 1902 it closed in 1985. The Taralga line was opened off it from a junction at Roslyn to Taralga in 1926 it closed in 1957. The Yass Tramway

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