Nymagee - NSW

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DEG: -32.063622 146.318221
DMS: 32º 03' 49.04" S 146º 19' 5.6" E
UTM: 55 H 6452309mN 435646mE
Altitude: 312.3m


Address & Contact

King St
Nymagee NSW 2831
Phone: (02) 6836 5888
Email: mail@cobar.nsw.gov.au
Web: https://www.cobar.nsw.gov.au


Nymagee, a small village, was originally a copper mining town and in its peak supported a population of over 2200, half of those being Chinese migrants. However, when the mine closed in 1917 most of the residents left. By 1949, the inhabitants were thinking of Nymagee as a 'ghost town', even though it still possessed a hall, racecourse and social and sports clubs.

In 1999 local residents started an outback music festival to increase tourism and residents in the town. The first festival was visited by 600 tourists and the festival has since increased Nymagee's tourism by 60% and significantly increased the number of permanent residents.

Nymagee is also home to "Clancy of the Overflow" a poem written by the famous bush poet Banjo Paterson. The sheep station, "The Overflow" featured in the poem is situated about 32 kilometres south east of Nymagee.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Cobar Airport Aws
Distance from Nymagee 76.35km NW
Mean Max. °C35.333.530.325.520.417.016.118.823.026.330.233.0
Mean Min. °C20.520.
Mean Rain mm38.337.930.316.327.632.722.817.928.933.936.824.5

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