Forbes County

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New South Wales
Forbes NSW
Location in New South Wales
Cadastral units around Forbes
Cunningham Ashburnham Bathurst
Gipps Forbes Bathurst
Bland Monteagle King

Forbes County is one of the 141 Cadastral divisions of New South Wales.

Forbes County was named in honour of Chief Justice Sir Francis Forbes (1784-1841).[1] It is located south of the Lachlan River near Forbes, down to Grenfell. It includes the area along the Lachlan east to Cowra and the Boorowa River, and also south to Koorawatha


The Lachlan River at Cowra; the river is the boundary between Forbes and Bathurst

Parishes within this countyEdit

A full list of parishes found within this county; their current LGA and mapping coordinates to the approximate centre of each location is as follows:

Parish LGA Coordinates
Bandon Forbes Shire 33°31′54″S 148°15′04″E / -33.53167, 148.25111 (Bandon)
Bang Bang Cowra Shire 34°01′54″S 148°38′04″E / -34.03167, 148.63444 (Bang Bang)
Binda Weddin Shire 33°38′54″S 148°23′04″E / -33.64833, 148.38444 (Binda)
Birangan Weddin Shire 33°42′54″S 148°07′04″E / -33.715, 148.11778 (Birangan)
Bogolong Weddin Shire 33°48′54″S 148°05′04″E / -33.815, 148.08444 (Bogolong)
Boyd Forbes Shire 33°54′54″S 147°36′04″E / -33.915, 147.60111 (Boyd)
Braulin Forbes Shire 33°30′54″S 148°01′04″E / -33.515, 148.01778 (Braulin)
Broula Cowra Shire 33°50′54″S 148°33′04″E / -33.84833, 148.55111 (Broula)
Bundaburrah Forbes Shire 33°30′54″S 147°53′04″E / -33.515, 147.88444 (Bundaburrah)
Conimbla Cowra Shire 33°46′54″S 148°31′04″E / -33.78167, 148.51778 (Conimbla)
Cudgelong Cowra Shire 33°54′54″S 148°46′04″E / -33.915, 148.76778 (Cudgelong)
Cumbijowa Forbes Shire 33°25′54″S 148°08′04″E / -33.43167, 148.13444 (Cumbijowa)
Currowong Forbes Shire 33°40′54″S 147°50′04″E / -33.68167, 147.83444 (Currowong)
Erasa Forbes Shire 33°15′54″S 148°12′04″E / -33.265, 148.20111 (Erasa)
Eualdrie Weddin Shire 33°53′54″S 148°03′04″E / -33.89833, 148.05111 (Eualdrie)
Gooloogong Cowra Shire 33°39′54″S 148°31′04″E / -33.665, 148.51778 (Gooloogong)
Goonigal Forbes Shire 33°37′54″S 148°17′04″E / -33.63167, 148.28444 (Goonigal)
Jemalong Forbes Shire 33°26′54″S 147°48′04″E / -33.44833, 147.80111 (Jemalong)
Kangarooby Weddin Shire 33°42′54″S 148°20′04″E / -33.715, 148.33444 (Kangarooby)
Maudry Forbes Shire 33°41′54″S 148°03′04″E / -33.69833, 148.05111 (Maudry)
Melyra Weddin Shire 33°48′54″S 148°11′04″E / -33.815, 148.18444 (Melyra)
Merriganowry Cowra Shire 33°44′54″S 148°32′04″E / -33.74833, 148.53444 (Merriganowry)
Morongla Cowra Shire 33°53′54″S 148°39′04″E / -33.89833, 148.65111 (Morongla)
Mulyan Cowra Shire 33°48′54″S 148°35′04″E / -33.815, 148.58444 (Mulyan)
Mulyandry Forbes Shire 33°31′54″S 148°07′04″E / -33.53167, 148.11778 (Mulyandry)
Nanima Forbes Shire 33°31′54″S 148°20′04″E / -33.53167, 148.33444 (Nanima)
Neila Cowra Shire 34°01′54″S 148°43′04″E / -34.03167, 148.71778 (Neila)
Ooma Forbes Shire 33°38′54″S 148°09′04″E / -33.64833, 148.15111 (Ooma)
Tallabung Forbes Shire 33°33′54″S 147°49′04″E / -33.565, 147.81778 (Tallabung)
Thurungle Forbes Shire 33°35′54″S 148°02′04″E / -33.59833, 148.03444 (Thurungle)
Waayourigong Forbes Shire 33°25′54″S 147°54′04″E / -33.43167, 147.90111 (Waayourigong)
Wallah Wallah Weddin Shire 33°44′54″S 148°15′04″E / -33.74833, 148.25111 (Wallah Wallah)
Warraderry Weddin Shire 33°41′54″S 148°13′04″E / -33.69833, 148.21778 (Warraderry)
Warrangong Cowra Shire 33°59′54″S 148°30′04″E / -33.99833, 148.50111 (Warrangong)
Warrumba Cowra Shire 33°48′54″S 148°22′04″E / -33.815, 148.36778 (Warrumba)
Wattamondara Cowra Shire 33°54′54″S 148°37′04″E / -33.915, 148.61778 (Wattamondara)
Wheoga Weddin Shire 33°45′54″S 147°56′04″E / -33.765, 147.93444 (Wheoga)
Wongajong Forbes Shire 33°25′54″S 148°02′04″E / -33.43167, 148.03444 (Wongajong)


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