Purpose and Related Resources
This website using a locations taxonomy to classify all the references to locations. We will only classify Australian locations in this way to keep the scope of the taxonomy manageable. Most of the available location type resources are included in the state based pages below.
- List of Towns in Australia (Wikipedia)
- Place Names Search (Geoscience Australia)
- Australian National Placenames Survey Resources (Placenames Australia)
There is some related information about locations mentioned on this site on the Wilson Family Location Information page.
The classification of locations on this website is based on one entry per place, even if that place has changed names over time. An example is Kempton in Tasmania, which was once called Green Ponds. That location entry is called Kempton (Green Ponds) with the historical name in brackets after the current name. The term description of each entry has the following sections (if the relevant information is available):
- Pages using this term