New South Wales
Junee-Harefield Road at Harefield viewed from a CPH railmotor on the Main southern railway line
|Elevation||282 m (925 ft)|
Harefield is a locality in New South Wales, Australia. It in the central east part of the Riverina and situated about 11 kilometres south from Junee and 35 kilometres north by road from Wagga Wagga.
Gerilgambeth Post Office opened on 1 September 1879, was renamed Wallaceton in 1880, Harefield in 1882 and closed in 1980.
A new freight container terminal began operating at Harefield during 2012. It is planned that up to 160 12-metre (40 foot) containers will be located at Harefield at any one time, with larger trains capable of hauling 104 containers planned for the site.
Notes and references
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- "Geographical Names Register Extract". New South Wales Government. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. 16 June 2000. Retrieved 20 January 2010.
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2009-06-11.
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