Cumnock, New South Wales facts for kids
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New South Wales
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|Population||275 (2011 census)|
|Elevation||514 m (1,686 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Cabonne Shire Council|
Cumnock is a small town in New South Wales, Australia. It is located on the now closed cross-country railway line from Molong to Dubbo. The town is located in Cabonne Shire. At the 2011 census, Cumnock had a population of 275 people. Cumnock is named after the Scottish town in Ayrshire, the home of an early settler named Straborn.
The Cumnock community pioneered a farmhouse rental program designed to attract new families to the area by making farmhouses available for rent for $1. This program has since spread to a number of other rural communities.
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