Kempsey is a town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia and is the council seat for Kempsey Shire. It is located 15 kilometres inland from the coast of the Pacific Ocean, on the Macleay Valley Way near where the Pacific Highway and the North Coast railway line cross the Macleay River. It is roughly 345 kilometres north of Sydney.

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Akubra Hat Showroom

Kempsey Riverside Markets

Dunghutti Ngaku Aboriginal Art Gallery

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Kempsey Tourist Village

Moon River Motor Inn

City Centre Motel

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Kempsey Chinese Restaurant

Kempsey Thai Restaurant

Lou's Cafe Restaurant

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Location Information 

  • Elevation: 2.3 m
  • Population: 14,754
  • State electorate(s): Oxley
  • Federal Division(s): Cowper
  • Established (yr): 1836
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
Acknowledgement of Country

Kempsey NSW is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

Dunghutti acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.