GEURIE

Geurie is a very small town that is very close to Dubbo, when approaching from the south, but not quite a suburb. Geurie is a strip town that only has limited services, and is in decline.

The reason for the strange name was not ascertained.

Geurie is a small cross roads village in central-west NSW. It is located midway between Wellington and Dubbo in the Orana Region of the State. Of the State. It is located on the Main Western Railway line. and is served by the daily Countrylink XPT service between Sydney and Dubbo. At the 2006 census, Geurie had a population of 466.

 It was the scene of a notable railway accident in 1963. On 23 August 1963 nineteen passengers were injured when the Sydney-bound Bourke Mail train when it collided with the front end of a goods train fouling the main line.

Geurie which has a few interesting old buildings, together with Aladdin’s Cave (a second-hand shop) and Buckenbah Gallery. This very interesting sign is has good profile by the main hgy.

 

Geurie has two old and historic churches. The Catholic has great profile on the western side of the town. The Anglican on the eastern side.

The Geurie War Memorial is also on the eastern side just over the rail line.

The Geurie Pub is now a tavern type of hotel.

Geurie is a nondescript type of small town and a stop-off would only be a consideration for a coffee or refreshment. Or even a look at the tribute to Dennis Edward Hannon

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Fireplace   Dump Station
  General Store Bottled Gas
  Internet   Caravan
  Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
  Laundry Toilets
  Campervans   Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed   Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
  Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
  Rotary Club   Lions Club
  Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
  Surfing   Skydiving
  Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
  Movie Location   Mountain Biking
  Kayaking   Jet Boating
  Information   Hospital
  Hang Gliding   Golf Course