The Sapphire City
16,780 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Inverell is $270,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $300.00 per week.
Distance from Sydney 578kms in a northerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 30.7° to 16.5° and winters 16.5° to -.2°. The mean annual rainfall is 804mm. (BOM data)
The largest employment sector in the Shire is in health care and social assistance followed by agriculture, forestry and fishing, retail trade, manufacturing, education and training and construction.
Situated in the picturesque Macintyre River valley, Inverell is the administrative centre of the larger Shire of Inverell. Among the smaller communities in the Shire are Ashford, Delungra, Gilgai, Mt Russell and Oakwood.
Among the many events held in the town is the Multicultural Festival in conjunction with the Inverell Cycle Classic each May, then every October is the Sapphire City Festival in Inverell and the Salami Festival in Ashford. The Great Inland Fishing Festival is held in December.
Copeton Dam is on the town’s doorstep and provides a wonderful recreation area for the town from boating and fishing to camping and swimming. Other sports include athletics, basketball, cricket, golf, hockey, netball, rugby union and rugby league, soccer and swimming.
There are a full range of educational facilities in Inverell including four long day care centres and three pre-school. There are two public primary schools and two high schools and a Catholic Central School (K-10) in Inverell. There is a central (K-12) school in Ashford and primary schools in Delungra and Gilgai. There is a campus of the New England Institute of TAFE and the New England Community College.
There is a brand new hospital in Inverell together with numerous GP practices, dentists, physiotherapists and other health professionals in the town. A busy Community Health Centre and several nursing homes mean the area is well served in the health sector.
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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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