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Taralga is a small village in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia in Upper Lachlan Shire. It is located at the intersection of the Goulburn-Oberon Road and the Laggan-Taralga Road. It is accessible from Oberon to the north, Mittagong to the east, Goulburn to the south, and Crookwell to the west. At the 2006 census, Taralga had a population of 312 people. The exact origin of the name Taralga is disputed. The two most widely supported theories are that the village was originally known as "Trial Gang" as within the early colonial boundaries of Argyle County, it was a location for the trials of convicts and bushrangers before the Crown. The second theory is that Taralga means "native companion" in the language of the Burra Aboriginal people. Taralga is located relatively close to the famous Wombeyan Caves. The town experiences a mild climate and is frequently affected by snow in the winter months.

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Google previewA geographical dictionary or gazetteer of the Australian colonies (1848)

their physical and political geography : together with a brief notice of all the capitals, principal towns, and villages ... by William Henry Wells

TARALGA. A creek of N.S.W., in the county of Argyle, a branch of Guinecor creek. TARAMPA. The station of Charles Cameron, in the district of Moreton Bay, N.S.W. TARA RIVER.

Google previewAustralian Dictionary of Dates and Men of the Time (1879)

Containing the History of Australasia from 1542 to May, 1879 by John Henniker Heaton

Taralga, Goulburn. Martin, Rev. Henry, Deacon, Warren, Bathurst. Marshall, Rev. W., Murrurundi, Newcastle.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1903)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

J Taralga, New South Wales 51 H Tarana Shima (island), Liu-kiu Islands ......... ......... 46 M Taramt (tribe), Sahara ......... 54 F Tarana, New South Wales... 51 H Taranaki (province), New Zealand .............................. 52 E Taranaki Bight, South ...

Google previewThe New Volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1903)

Constituting in Combination with the Existing Volumes of the Ninth Edition, the Tenth Edition of that Work, and Also Supplying a New, Distinctive, and Independent Library of Reference Dealing with Recent Events and Developments

Taralga 3 4 51 H5.

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