Rand, New South Wales

Rand is a town in the Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia. It is located in the Federation Council local government area. Based upon the 2011 census, Rand had a population of 575.[1]

Rand
New South Wales
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Rand Hotel
Rand is located in New South Wales
Rand
Rand
Coordinates35°36′S 146°34′E / 35.600°S 146.567°E / -35.600; 146.567Coordinates: 35°36′S 146°34′E / 35.600°S 146.567°E / -35.600; 146.567
Population575 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s)2642
Location
LGA(s)Federation Council
CountyHume
State electorate(s)Murray
Federal Division(s)Farrer

It was formerly the terminus of the Rand railway line from Henty, which opened in 1920 and closed in 1975.

Rand Post Office opened on 1 January 1926.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Rand (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 April 2015.  
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 June 2009

External linksEdit

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