Nestled on the banks of the Adelong Creek, this is the heritage gateway to the Snowy Mountains. Its verandah-lined main street, classified by the National Trust (NSW), has buildings dating back to the gold rush era of the 1800’s.replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe name ‘Adelong’ is believed to be derived from the local Aboriginal dialect, meaning ‘along the way’. It’s said to have been adopted from Adelong Station, which stretched from Tumblong on the Hume Highway, to Batlow.replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe nearby heritage listed industrial site of Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins boasts a remarkable collection of stone ruins, the remains of the Reefer quartz crushing mill, and an impressive lookout and picnic area. The Adelong Falls Walk links the town to the falls, and provides an easy walk, alongside Adelong Creek, for locals and visitors alike.replacenewlinereplacenewlineWith origins steeped in pioneer history and gold, and the preserved ruins of the gold mill open to exploration, the town makes for a wonderful base to explore the region’s nearby wineries, lakes, rivers, mountains, caves, forests and snowfields.

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Around Adelong NSW 2729

Our Picks on what to Do in Adelong NSW

Adelong Alive Museum

Adelong Showgrounds

Adelong Creek Falls Gold Ruins

Our Picks on where to Stay in Adelong NSW

Beaufort House

The Royal Hotel Adelong

Adelong Golden Gully Caravan Park

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Adelong Services & Citizens Club Ltd

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Community Services  

Tumut Region Visitor Information Centre
5 Adelong Road,

Snowy Valleys Council
Bridge Street,

Adelong Police Station NSW
91 Tumut Street,

Library - Adelong NSW
110 Tumut Street,

Adelong Community Aquatic Centre
Campbell Street,

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 303 m
  • Population: 943
  • State electorate(s): Wagga Wagga
  • Federal Division(s): Eden-Monaro
  • Established (yr): 1836
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Gundagai NSW 2722 (36.4 km, 30 mins)
Tumut NSW 2720 (21.6 km, 20 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Adelong 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.