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New South Wales
Goolgowi Comdo Street.JPG
Comdo Street, Goolgowi
Goolgowi is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 33°58′0″S 145°42′0″E / 33.96667°S 145.70000°E / -33.96667; 145.70000Coordinates: 33°58′0″S 145°42′0″E / 33.96667°S 145.70000°E / -33.96667; 145.70000
Population 287 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 2652
LGA(s) Carrathool Shire
County Nicholson
State electorate(s) Murrumbidgee & Murray-Darling
Federal Division(s) Riverina

Goolgowi /ˈɡʊlɡi/ is located in western New South Wales, Australia, around 650 kilometres (400 mi) west of Sydney via the Mid-Western Highway and is the administrative centre of Carrathool Shire. At the 2006 census, Goolgowi had a population of 287.[1]

Goolgowi Post Office opened on 12 October 1925.[2]

The town water is supplied via a bore and there is a separate non-potable water supply to each household. It has a primary school and a 25-metre (27 yd) public swimming pool. Other services include a general store, two service stations, ex-serviceman's club, hotel, two motels, several mechanical workshops and a metal fabrication/engineering business.

The horse racing trainer, TJ Smith was raised in Goolgowi.



  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Goolgowi (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2009-06-11 

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