Warialda 'Place of Wild Honey', is an attractive small town on the Reedy Creek.Warialda, with a population 1300, is one of the major towns of the Gwydir Shire in north-western NSW. It is situated 602 km north of Sydney and 320 m above sea-level on a tributary creek of the Gwydir River. Warialda also lies at the intersection of two main roads, being 190 km north of Tamworth along the Fossickers Way and 62 km north-west of Inverell via the Gwydir Highway and is the southern gateway north along the Rural Getaway tourist routereplacenewlinereplacenewlineThe town's name is said to mean 'place of wild honey' and presumably derives from the tongue of the original inhabitants, the Weraerai Aborigines. The name is thought to be related to the honey that is produced from the abundant pollen of the Tumbledown Gum (Angophora leiocarpa), bees collect large to huge volumes of the pollen which provides a good surplus of honey.

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Ceramic Break Sculpture Park - Warialda Rail NSW

Warialda Information Centre

Cranky Rock Recreation Reserve NSW

David Moor Street Art Trail

Warialda National Park NSW

Warialda Golf and Bowling Club

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Warialda Caravan Park

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Community Services  

Moree Visitor Information Centre NSW
67 Alice Street,

Gwydir Shire Council
33 Maitland Street,

Warialda Police Station NSW
29 Stephen Street,

Warialda Multi Purpose Service
146 Long Street,

Warialda Library NSW
38 Hope Street,

Warialda Swimming Pool NSW
Geddes Street And Holden Street,

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 320 m
  • Population: 1,120
  • State electorate(s): Northern Tablelands
  • Federal Division(s): Parkes
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Bingara NSW 2404 (45.5 km, 37 mins)
Inverell NSW 2360 (65.6 km, 48 mins)
Tamworth NSW 2340 (197 km, 2 hrs 20 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Warialda 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.