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New South Wales
The town of Grong Grong
|Population||250 (2016 census)|
|Elevation||162 m (531 ft)|
Grong Grong is a small town that is located in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. The town is situated on the Newell Highway, 23 kilometres (14 mi) east of Narrandera in the Shire of Narrandera.
The name Grong Grong is an Aboriginal term meaning "bad camping ground" or "very bad camping ground".
Like many rural localities in the area, the population has progressively declined over a number of years, evidenced as follows:
|Selected historical census data for Grong Grong state suburb|
|Population||Estimated residents on Census night||unavailable||537||391||250|
The Grong Grong post office was opened on 1 November 1881.
The town has a railway station on the Hay branch off the Main South Line. However, the line has closed so with it has the station. Only part of the line is used by a weekly passenger train to Griffith which does not stop at the station. Grong Grong can be accessed by coaches that stop at the town on the way to Hay and Mildura.
Regular sporting events include golf, tennis and softball, all hosted at the Grong Grong Sports Club.
Grong Grong also hosts annual sporting events such as the Grong Grong Rodeo, Team Penning and Gymkhana.
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