- Wamboin, New South Wales
Wamboin is a small
rural communityin New South Wales, Australiain Palerang Council. It is approximately 20 kilometres North East of the Australian cityof Canberra.
Wamboin is about 20 minutes drive from the Canberra CBD, 25 minutes from the
Woden Town Centre, and about 10 minutes drive from the city of Queanbeyan. Services in the area include a local church, community centre, garbage tip and fire brigade. Blocks of land range in size from convert|5|acre|m2 to 40 acres.
The name "Wamboin" is probably derived from Wiradjuri "wambuuwayn", meaning "large grey kangaroo". [cite book |last=McNicol |first=Sally |coauthors=Hosking, Dianne |year=1994 |chapter=Wiradjuri |title=Macquarie Aboriginal Words |location=Sydney |publisher=Macquarie Library |pages=98]
* [http://www.wamboin-fireshed.com www.wamboin-fireshed.com] Official Wamboin Website
* [http://www.bywongcommunity.org.au www.bywongcommunity.org.au] Website of Neighbouring Community Bywong
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