Blayney Shire Council - The Village Shire
7,415 (ABS 2016-17)
Distance from Sydney 240kms in a westerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 26.7° to 10.2°and winters 10.1° to -1.0°. The mean annual rainfall is 701mm. (BOM data)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Blayney is $280,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $310.00 per week.
The major employer in Blayney is in the agriculture, forestry and fishing sphere closely followed by health care and social assistance, retail trade, education and training, construction and manufacturing.
Blayney is the largest and administrative centre of the Blayney Shire. Among the numerous towns and villages are the historic communities of Millthorpe, Carcoar and Mandurama.
There are literally dozens of events and celebrations in this historic Shire. Some of them are the Carcoar Village Fair celebrating the establishment of the third village west of the mountains on Australia Day every year. Celebrate winter with the Winter Solstice Festival in June and the Blayney & Villages Winter Wonderland which runs from late June until the end of July and in November, the very famous Carcoar Cup Running Festival is held.
The Sport and Leisure Centre in Blayney has 3 heated pools and a fully equipped gymnasium. The sporting facilities cater for sports such as AFL, athletics, cricket, netball, rugby league, rugby union, tennis and touch football.
For education, there is a pre-school, one public and one Catholic primary school and the high school. In Millthorpe there is a pre-school and a public school and there are public schools in Carcoar, Lyndhurst, Neville and Mandurama.
In Blayney, there is a medical centre, physiotherapist, occupational therapist and a pharmacist. Millthorpe has a medical centre and pharmacy. Blayney boasts a hospital, Community Health Centre and several aged care facilities.
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Housing Data: Sourced from www.realestate.com.au current as at 7/18.
Careers Data: Sourced from ABS.
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