Place:Tocumwal, New South Wales, Australia

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NameTocumwal
TypeTown
Coordinates35.85°S 145.567°E
Located inNew South Wales, Australia
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Tocumwal is a town in the southern Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Berrigan Shire local government area, near the Victorian border. The town is situated on the banks of the Murray River, north of the city of Melbourne. The Newell Highway, part of the main road route between Brisbane and Melbourne commences at Tocumwal. At the 2006 census, Tocumwal had a population of 1,860.[1]

The town is said to be named for the local Aboriginal word for "deep hole in the river".

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