Bogan Gate

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Bogan Gate
New South Wales
Bogan Gate Bogan Way Sign 001.JPG
Main street of Bogan Gate
Bogan Gate is located in New South Wales
Bogan Gate
Bogan Gate
Coordinates 33°07′0″S 147°49′0″E / 33.11667°S 147.81667°E / -33.11667; 147.81667Coordinates: 33°07′0″S 147°49′0″E / 33.11667°S 147.81667°E / -33.11667; 147.81667
Population 307 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2876
LGA(s) Parkes Shire
State electorate(s) Orange
Federal Division(s) Calare
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
48 °C
118 °F
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Bogan Gate /ˈbɡən ˈɡt/[2] is a small village in Parkes Shire of the Central West of New South Wales, Australia. At the 2011 census, Bogan Gate and the surrounding area had a population of 307.[1] Bogan Gate is derived from the local Aboriginal word meaning "the birthplace of a notable headman of the local tribe".[3]

The village lies in wheat and sheep growing country and is on the Sydney - Broken Hill rail line, and it is the junction for the Trundle Tottenham Branch line.

Attractions include the annual Bogan Gate Arts Festival, golf tournaments at the local nine-hole Bogan Gate Golf Club.[4]


Bogan Gate Post Office opened on 15 December 1896.[5]

External links[edit]

Media related to Bogan Gate, New South Wales at Wikimedia Commons


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bogan Gate (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Macquarie Dictionary, Fourth Edition (2005). Melbourne, The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd. ISBN 1-876429-14-3
  3. ^ "Bogan Gate". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  4. ^ Parkes Shire Council: About the Shire: Bogan Gate Archived August 19, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 2011-05-26.