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Wapengo

Wapengo is a locality in the Bega Valley Shire of New South Wales, Australia.

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  • Area:74.572 km2
  • Elevation:8 m
  • Population:69
  • Local Government Area:Bega Valley Shire Council

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Wapengo is a locality in the Bega Valley Shire of New South Wales, Australia.At the 2016 census, Wapengo had a population of 69.It adjoins Wapengo Lake, which has been home to oyster farming operations since the 1890s.Wapengo Public School operated from 1881 to 1925. It was half-time with Cuttagee from October 1893 to January 1895 and with Murrah from January 1905 to September 1907.Wapengo Post Office opened on 1 July 1919 and closed on 23 July 1971.Historian Manning Clark and his linguist wife Dymphna Clark lived on a property at Wapengo, "Ness" for many years. A portrait of Manning Clark at Wapengo is on display at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra. # History # Weather # Things to do

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