Barnes, New South Wales

Barnes is a small town in the far central south part of the Riverina and situated about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) north of Moama and 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of Echuca.

New South Wales
Coordinates36°1′48″S 144°47′24″E
LGA(s)Murray River Council
State electorate(s)Murray
Federal Division(s)Farrer

Because of geography, it is in the sphere of influence of the adjoining state of Victoria, which explains why its railway connection goes to Victoria.

Barnes Post Office opened on 1 January 1928 and closed in 1972.[2]


  1. Travelmate Archived 24 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Premier Postal History, Post Office List, archived from the original on 19 August 2008, retrieved 11 June 2009

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