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The Place Names Register contains only names approved by the Minister. However, the Committee has decided information on all place names in its database are to be made available, to assist researchers. To search only Registered names, un-click the 'Search all names' button.

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Search all names Do not include Historical names in search

It is suggested that you enter only the simple part of the name. That is, if you were searching for 'Mount Lindsay' or 'Lindsay Street' you should enter only the word 'Lindsay'.


You can refine your search further by choosing the categories of names you wished searched.

Aboriginal Community
Park or Cemetery
Administrative Area
Point of Interest

The search will return a maximum of 100 results at a time.

Roads and some other places can also be search by a naming theme


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A spatial search for a place name can be made using the NT Atlas.