Nyngan (Bogan Shire Council):
Comfortable Country Living
2,664 (ABS 2016-17)
Distance from Sydney 571kms in a north westerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 34.4° to 16.4°and winters 19.6° to 3.7°. The mean annual rainfall is 446mm. (BOM data)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Nyngan is $143,000.
By far the largest employment sector in the Shire is agriculture, forestry and fishing followed by health care and social assistance, retail trade, education and training, public administration and safety and construction.
This Shire in western New South Wales is sited on the Bogan River and is one of the most productive agricultural areas in the State. Nyngan is the largest centre and home to the Council offices. Other towns and villages are Girilambone, Coolabah, Miandetta, Hermidale and Byrock
The ever popular Duck Creek Races are held in July and Ag Expo is held in September, The Shire is home to the five metre tall Big Bogan erected in 2015 to promote tourism in the Shire. It is also the site of the Macquarie Marshes, a huge wetland system covering 220,000 hectares which is home to the River Red Gum and also a habitat and breeding ground for dozens of different water birds including egrets, spoonbills, herons and ibis.
There are excellent recreation and sporting facilities in the town including bowls, cricket, fishing, golf, Little Athletics, netball, rugby league, rugby union, soccer, swimming,tennis and touch football. There is also a Pony Club.
In Nyngan there is a pre-school and a long day care centre together with a public and a Catholic primary school and a high school. There are also primary schools at Coolabah, Girilambone and Hermidale .
There is a hospital in Nyngan which has an emergency department. It also provides renal dialysis and there is a nursing home unit. Also in town is a medical centre and services include pathology and podiatry
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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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