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Pleasant Hills
New South Wales
PleasantHillsPublicHall2009.JPG
Public hall, built in 1912
Population: 393
Established: 1892 (as Munyabla)
Postcode: 2658
Location:
LGA: Lockhart Shire
County: Urana
State District: Wagga Wagga
Federal Division: Farrer

Pleasant Hills is a small village about 26 kilometres west of Henty in the Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia. At the 2006 census, Pleasant Hills had a population of 393 people.

The village still retains a vibrant community and a number of old and impressive buildings. In particular are the Public School built in 1891, the Lutheran Church built (from wattle and daub) in 1888, the Public Hall built in 1912, and the Pleasant Hills Community Hotel built between 1917-1918. All of these buildings are still in use today.

The town was serviced by the Rand branch railway line before the line was closed in 1975. Pleasant Hills Post Office opened on 1 March 1890.

German Settlement

Pleasant Hills and the nearby area of Alma Park are closely linked by their common Wendish German (Lutheran) heritage.

The streets of Pleasant Hills display a second set of signage to include the surnames of prominent families that moved to the area during that time. Names displayed include Terlich, Eulenstein, Schiller, Quast, Pertzel, Lieschke, Knobel, Haberecht, Zucker, Pumpa and Scheuner.


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