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Bendick Murrell
New South Wales
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Main Street, Bendick Murrell
Population 303 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 2803
Location
LGA(s) Hilltops Council
State electorate(s) Cootamundra
Federal Division(s) Hume

Bendick Murrell is a town in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.

Locality

The town is adjacent to the Olympic Highway within the Hilltops local government area, 354 kilometres (220 mi) west of the state capital, Sydney. The town is on the Blayney-Demondrille railway line. At the 2011 census, Bendick Murrell and the surrounding area had a population of 303.

Name

The name of the town is Aboriginal in origin, meaning "plain" and was originally given a local pastoral station.

Services

A provisional school was established in 1883 and the existing school has occupied the same site since 1894. A receiving post office was opened in 1887.

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