RESIDENTS in Norris Park would be hard pressed to know just where they live — officially.
Many of them say they are in Lavington, but not according to an Albury Council map compiled by the Geographical Names Board at Bathurst.
According to the board, Norris Park residents live in Glenroy.
Boundaries and names were approved by the Geographical Names Board on March 21, 1994, and appeared in the NSW Government Gazette on August 5.
The southern boundary of Glenroy is Golflinks Terrace with the boundary extending along Burrows Road to water tanks on the northern side of Norris Park.
The boundary then follows a ridge line to the west and out towards Splitters Creek.
So all of Norris Park along with the Hume Gardens Estate at the western end of it is classified as Glenroy.
However, other Albury Council documentation has Norris Park listed as part of Lavington.
One Norris Park resident says the registration for his vehicles, along with all council notices, says he lives in Lavington.
But his home insurance policy says he lives in Glenroy.
Residents have for years thought Union Road was the boundary between Glenroy and Lavington, but that clearly is not the case.
When another resident, building a house in Hartwig Avenue in Hume Gardens, contacted Origin Energy to connect power, he gave his suburb as Lavington.
The response was that no such place exists and the suburb was Glenroy.
Recently a Hume Gardens resident activating a credit card was told her suburb was Lavington.
Albury Council insists the Hume Gardens Estate is in the suburb of Glenroy with a postcode of 2641.
The national headquarters of Australia Post in Melbourne says Glenroy has a postcode 2640.
“We get all our data from the council,” an Australia Post spokeswoman said.
She suggested the council should clarify the situation.
But there was one thing the spokeswoman was adamant about.
No suburb can have two postcodes.