A lovely town with heritage streetscapes, the Coolamon area is a leading producer of wheat in NSW.
Coolamon is in the Riverina region of south-west NSW, 40 km (30 min drive) north-west of Wagga Wagga. It is 470 km from Sydney (5 hr drive).
Coolamon offers rural living combined with access to great services and facilities both in the town and the surrounding region.
The closest airport is Wagga Wagga Airport, a 40 min drive from Coolamon. Regional Express (Rex) and QantasLink offer flights from Wagga Wagga to Sydney and Melbourne.
NSW TrainLink operates services from Sydney to Griffith, that stop in Coolamon.
More than 1600 people live in Coolamon – the median age of residents is 44 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 3.8% of the population.
Coolamon Multipurpose Service is a 14-bed public hospital providing emergency, inpatient and residential aged care services, including palliative and respite care. Of the 14 beds, 12 are funded for residential aged care. It is also a base for local community nursing and a range of visiting services including an asthma educator, diabetes educator, dietetics, women’s health, occupational therapy, speech pathology and mental health/drug and alcohol counselling.
The closest Ambulance Service of NSW stations are in Junee or Wagga Wagga, both a 30 min drive from Coolamon.