Oakwood, New South Wales

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Oakwood
New South Wales
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Oakwood
Oakwood is located in New South Wales
Oakwood
Oakwood
Coordinates 29°38′S 151°02′E / 29.633°S 151.033°E / -29.633; 151.033Coordinates: 29°38′S 151°02′E / 29.633°S 151.033°E / -29.633; 151.033
Population 693 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2360
Elevation 620 m (2,034 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Inverell Shire
County Arrawatta
State electorate(s) Northern Tablelands
Federal Division(s) New England

Oakwood is a small rural village on the North West Slopes of the New England region. The village is situated on the Inverell to Yetman Road approximately 19 kilometres northwest of Inverell and 100 km from Yetman in Inverell Shire, New South Wales, Australia.

Oakwood was named after its English counterpart. Oakwood Post Office opened on 16 April 1883 and closed in 1971.[2]

Population[edit]

According to the 2006 Census, there were 693 people living in Oakwood and the surrounding area: 52.8% were males and 47.2% were females. The area surrounding Oakwood is an agricultural area producing grains, sheep and beef cattle.[1]

Children from Oakwood usually attend schools in Inverell.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Oakwood". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011.