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Table Top
AlburyNew South Wales
Table Top Mountain.JPG
Table Top Mountain
Population: 1253
Postcode: 2640
Location:
  • 16 km (10 mi) from Albury
  • 19 km (12 mi) from Bowna
LGA: City of Albury
State District: Albury
Federal Division: Farrer
Suburbs around Table Top:
Greater Hume Shire Greater Hume Shire Greater Hume Shire
Jindera, Hume Shire Table Top Greater Hume Shire
Hamilton Valley Springdale Heights Thurgoona

Table Top is an outer suburb of the city of Albury, New South Wales, located 16 kilometres (10 mi) north of Albury and 19 kilometres (12 mi) west of Bowna. At the 2011 census, Table Top had a population of 1253. The area used to be part of the Greater Hume Shire but was recently integrated into the City of Albury.

Table Top is located in the flat area north of Albury, bounded by the Greater Hume Shire, including Jindera, to the north, and the suburbs of Hamilton Valley, Springdale Heights, Thurgoona and Wirlinga to the south.

History

Yambla Post Office opened on 1 April 1886, was renamed Table Top in 1895 and closed in 1968.

Today

Table Top is a rural and agricultural area, with a large part of the population living in an area around the Norske Skog Paper Mill. Features of the area include the original Ettamogah Pub (based on a cartoon pub by Ken Maynard that was featured in the now defunct Australasian Post magazine), the Ettamogah Wildlife Sanctuary (now called Oze Wildlife)(now closed), several wineries and Table Top Public School.

Geography

Original Ettamogah
The original Ettamogah Pub

The Table Top area is mostly flat, but includes part of the Black Range in the south and east. Part of the area is the north-western part of Lake Hume.

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