Warren, New South Wales
New South Wales
The post office and communications tower, Warren
|Population||1,523 (2011 census)|
|Elevation||198 m (650 ft)|
Warren is a town on the Macquarie River in central New South Wales, Australia and is the seat of Warren Shire local government area. The town is located on the Oxley Highway 120 kilometres north west of Dubbo. It was laid out in the 1860s and incorporated as a municipality in 1895. The railway reached the town in 1898. Warren is one of the main centres for the wool and cotton growing industries in New South Wales. At the 2011 census, Warren had a population of 1,523.
Notable people from Warren
- Sharan Burrow, former president of the Australian Education Union, and current president of the ACTU.
- Ben McCalman, current Wallabies No.8 and Western Force player
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Warren (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
- "ACTU President - Australian Council of Trade Unions". Australian Council of Trade Unions. Retrieved 2008-04-18.
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