Deepwater, New South Wales
New South Wales
New England Highway, Deepwater, NSW
|Elevation||974 m (3,196 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Glen Innes Severn Council|
|Federal Division(s)||New England|
Deepwater is a parish and village 40 kilometres north of Glen Innes on the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. At the 2006 census, Deepwater had a population of 323, with 489 people in the area.
The Deepwater run was occupied in 1839 by William Cooins for the Windeyer brothers. In 1848 their run covered 60,000 acres (240 km2). The railway station was opened in 1886. The Deepwater Public School was established 1894. Some of the old buildings still in existence are the Deepwater Inn, court house, post office, school of arts and the Deepwater Public School.
Deepwater now has an Apex Park, antique store, bakery, school, two hotels, roadhouse and general shopping facilities. An annual race meeting is held on the racecourse that is located there. It also has service organisations that include the Country Women's Association, Red Cross, Far West and Apex Club, SES and Rural Fire Service, pre-school and some other community organisations.
The district is an agricultural area with the main pursuits being wool, fat lamb and beef cattle production. In the past dairying, tin mining and timber were industries that contributed to the economy of the district.
|Preceding station||NSW Main lines||Following station|
|Main North Line