Lake Cargelligo is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia, on Lake Cargelligo. It is in Lachlan Shire. At the 2016 census, Lake Cargelligo had a population of 1,479 people. Its name is said to be a corruption of the Aboriginal word 'Kartjellakoo' meaning 'he had a coolamon'. A coolamon is a shallow wooden dish. Alternatively, it is derived from Wiradhuri and Ngiyambaa "gajal" for water container with suffix "lugu" for "her" or "his". [dubious – discuss] In 2016, it had an indigenous population of 239 (16.2%) and an Australian born population of 1,241 (89.7%).

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Around Lake Cargelligo NSW 2672

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Deadman's Point

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Lakeview Caravan Park

Frog Hollow Campground

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Lachlan Way Motel

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Bowling Club Chinese Restaurant

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Location Information 

  • Population: 1,479
  • State electorate(s): Barwon
  • Federal Division(s): Parkes
  • Established (yr): 1817
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

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