Situated 576km north west of Sydney on the Kamilaroi Highway, Wee Waa is the birthplace of Australia’s modern cotton industry. In addition to holding the distinction of “oldest town on the Namoi”, Wee Waa is Australia’s Cotton Capital, the very birthplace of Australia’s modern cotton industry. This richly fertile area, well suited to agricultural pursuits, sustains its people with quality way of life. Wee Waa is a modern town with ample facilities including a swimming pool, picturesque 9 hole golf course, tennis courts, bowling club and sporting complex, motels and caravan parks.replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe town developed as a centre of justice for the region and Wee Waa soon became a supply centre for rural settlers in the vicinity. Grazing of cattle and sheep was initially the main industry but as land was cleared and developed, cereal crops became a valuable livelihood for rural families and remain so today.

Images around Wee Waa NSW 2388

Around Wee Waa NSW 2388

Our Picks on what to Do in Wee Waa NSW

Cotton Capital Country Music Muster 2019

Australia Telescope Compact Array

Wee Waa Show Society

Our Picks on where to Stay in Wee Waa NSW

Waioma Caravan Park

Wee Waa Welcome Inn

Wee Waa Motel

Our Picks on what to Eat in Wee Waa NSW

Wee Waa Chinese Restaurant

Wee Waa Hot Bread

Locke's Mini Mart

Shopping in Wee Waa NSW

Community Services  

Wee Waa website NSW
71 Rose Street,

Narrabri Shire Council
46-48 Maitland Street,

Wee Waa Hospital
Wee Waa Hospital, 60 Alma Street,

Wee Waa Library NSW
106 Rose Street,

Location Information 

  • Population: 1,653
  • State electorate(s): Barwon, Tamworth
  • Federal Division(s): Parkes
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Narrabri NSW 2390 (41.8 km, 34 mins)
Walgett NSW 2832 (146 km, 1 hr 38 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Wee Waa 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.