Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. It is the major regional centre for southern New England and the seat of the Tamworth Regional Council local government area. Tamworth is nationally famous as the Country Music Capital of Australia, and is home to the annual Tamworth Country Music Festival. It is also recognised as the National Equine Capital of Australia and is known as the city of lights. It has an area population of 55,063 people.

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Around Tamworth NSW 2340

Our Picks on what to Do in Tamworth NSW

Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth

The Australian Stock Horse Society National Show

Taste Tamworth Festival

Our Picks on where to Stay in Tamworth NSW

Powerhouse Hotel Tamworth by Rydges

Econo Lodge Tamworth

Sundance Park Motel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Tamworth NSW

Deco Wine Bar and Restaurant

Ruby's Cafe and Gift Store

The Imperial Brew House Restaurant and Cafe

Shopping in Tamworth NSW

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 404 m
  • Population: 41,006
  • State electorate(s): Tamworth
  • Federal Division(s): New England
  • Established (yr): 1850
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Gunnedah NSW 2380 (79.3 km, 1 hr 1 min)
Warialda NSW 2402 (197 km, 2 hrs 20 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Tamworth 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.