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Talbingo, a small town in southern New South Wales is at the edge of the Snowy Mountains on the Snowy Mountains Highway. The town is 410 metres above sea level. It is on the Tumut River, which has been inundated by Jounama Pondage.

Talbingo resident Jack Bridle, whose family were early settlers of the area, suggests the name to be a corruption of the English word "tall" and the Aboriginal words "Binji", "Binge" or "Bingo" meaning belly. Mount Talbingo resembles the big belly of a man lying down.

Tourism is the lifeblood of the village. Many families stop by every summer for water skiing on Talbingo or Blowering Dam, bushwalking and exploring Kosciuszko National Park. In the winter, Talbingo becomes a hub for those visiting Selwyn Snowfields and other ski fields.

Destinations to explore near Talbingo



Selwyn Snow Fields

Snowy Mountains National Park



Yarrangobilly Caves

Photos Courtesy: Scott Westlake Photography

Local Council: Website

Distance & direction from Sydney: 453 Klms SW

Population: 241 (approx)

Public Weighbridge: 106 Fallon Street, North Albury

Caravan Dump Point: Murray Jackson Drive, Talbingo


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