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The origin of Blue Mountains village names

By | July 15, 2021

Total views: 10824 ~ Todays views: 25 Updated: 5th July 2021 The City of Blue Mountains is a confederation of more than 20 townships and localities, formed in 1947. The city is located within the boundaries of the national park. The principal centres are Katoomba, Leura, Mount Victoria, Blackheath, Springwood, Wentworth Falls, and Lawson, all… Read More »

Origin of Blue Mountains Town Names

By | June 15, 2021

Total views: 2013 ~ Todays views: 3 The Blue Mountains west of Sydney is steeped in History and each of its villages has a wonderful link to the exploring past. This list was compiled by John Low for the Blue Mountains Library. Lapstone (106m) The name “Lapstone Hill” was in use from at least the… Read More »