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Boggabilla
New South Wales
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The Wobbly Boot Hotel at Boggabilla
Population 626 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 2409
Location
LGA(s) Moree Plains Shire
State electorate(s) Northern Tablelands
Federal Division(s) Parkes

Boggabilla is a small town in the far north of inland New South Wales, Australia in Moree Plains Shire. At the 2011 census, the town had a population of 626, of which 58% identified as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.

The name Boggabilla comes from Gamilaraay bagaaybila, literally "full of creeks". The same "creek" element is found in the name of Boggabri.

Geography

Boggabilla is located on the Newell Highway north of Moree. Toomelah Station is within the locality and the town of Goondiwindi is nearby, across the border in Queensland.

Transport

Boggabilla used to have a railway service, but this has been cut back to North Star, New South Wales where the last silo is located. There is also an airport and shuttle services to Sydney from Moree located 110 km south of Boggabilla. Daily bus services run both north and south.

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