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New South Wales
Kamarah public hall
Kamarah is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Population 130 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 2665
Elevation 189 m (620 ft)
LGA(s) Narrandera Shire
County Cooper
State electorate(s) Murrumbidgee
Federal Division(s) Riverina

Kamarah, is a village community in the central north part of the Riverina. It is situated by road, about 11 kilometres west of Ardlethan and 12 kilometres east of Moombooldool. At the 2006 census, Kamarah had a population of 130 people.

Kamarah was previously named By Goo. Its current name comes from the local Aboriginal word for 'sleep'.

Bygoo Post Office opened on 2 December 1910, was renamed Kamarah next year and closed in 1986.

The railway line opened in 1908. The station closed in 1975, however the line remains open for goods trains.

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