Coonamble is a town on the central-western plains of New South Wales, Australia. It lies on the Castlereagh Highway north-west of Gilgandra. At the 2016 census, Coonamble had a population of 2,750. It is the regional hub for wheat growing and sheep and wool. The name for the town is taken from the Gamilaraay word guna (faeces) and -bil (having a lot of).

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Around Coonamble NSW 2829

Our Picks on what to Do in Coonamble NSW

Museum Under the Bridge

Coonamble Rodeo and Campdraft

Outback Arts Gallery

Our Picks on where to Stay in Coonamble NSW

Coonamble Riverside Caravan Park

Coonamble Motel

Terminus Hotel

Artesian Motor Inn

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Coonamble NSW

The Gumnut Cafe

Global Village Restaurant

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Location Information 

  • Elevation: 180 m
  • Population: 2,750
  • State electorate(s): Barwon
  • Federal Division(s): Parkes
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Walgett NSW 2832 (115 km, 1 hr 12 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Coonamble 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.