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Nabawa is a small town on the Chapman Valley Road situated a few kms north of Nanson, within the Shire of Chapman Valley, and has been an established townsite since the 1890's. The Shire moved its HQ from Nanson to Nabawa in 1964. The town of Nabawa was declared in 1965. Nabawa is derived from Nabawar Pool, a point on the Chapman River, the name being of Aboriginal origin. The railway came though here in 1910 but was closed in 1961


Nabawa - Park

In the centre of town is this leafy park. December 2015. Photos Ref: NWBA001


Nabawa - Anglican Church

St Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Nabawa. There is no evidence of a Foundation Stone on the building. This was built in 1959. December 2015. Photos Ref: NWBA002


Nabawa - Store

The Chapman Valley store has long since closed. December 2015. Photos Ref: NWBA003


Nabawa - Community Centre

This is the Chapman Valley Community Centre and Kindergarten. It is set between the primary school and the sports ground. December 2015. Photos Ref: NWBA004


Nabawa - Valley Tavern

The Valley Tavern on Chapman Valley Road in the centre of town. December 2015. Photos Ref: NWBA005


Nabawa - Primary School

The crisp Chapman Valley primary school. The school opened in 1954. December 2015. Photos Ref: NWBA006


Nabawa - Primary School

A large tree towers over the car park outside the Community Centre. Beyond is the school. December 2015. Photos Ref: NWBA007

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