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Birrong, New South Wales

Previously Known As: [Part Of] Potts Hill
Local Government Association: Bankstown
Description: A neighbourhood about 3 km NNW of Bankstown Railway Station and about 3km NE by E of Bass hill. Boundaries within the Bankstown Council area shown on map GNB3719.
Meaning: Entry for Birrong Railway Station shows the name as an Aboriginal word for swamp. Birrong means star in the Eora (Port Jackson) Aboriginal tribes language. (McCarthy F D 1963 The Australian Museum NSW Abor Place Names and Euphonious Words with their Meanings)
Origin: Believed to be the Aboriginal word for star. (Pollon F The Book of Sydney Suburbs p.30). According to the Macquarie Aboriginal Words the Aboriginal Sydney Language word for star is birrung. In The Darug and their Neighbours the Darug (Eora) word for star is birrong.
History: Area earlier known as Potts Hill. Suburb named Birrong in 1927. Pollon F The Book of Sydney Suburbs p.30)

Postal Information

Birrong is located in the state of New South Wales If you were getting mail sent to Birrong it should go via Leightonfield Df. If you are sending a package or letter to Birrong it has a Parcel Zone number of N1 . Birrong is categorised as a Delivery Area and has the Barcode Sort Plan Name of Leightonfield (9).