Parkes is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. It is the main settlement in the local government area of Parkes Shire. Parkes had a population of 11,408 as of 30 June 2016.

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Location Information 

  • Elevation: 324 m
  • Population: 11,408
  • State electorate(s): Orange
  • Federal Division(s): Calare
  • Established (yr): 1873
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Condobolin NSW 2877 (102 km, 1 hr 8 mins)
Forbes NSW 2871 (33.3 km, 26 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

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