Located on the Southern Tablelands high on the Great Dividing Range – almost 1000m above sea level, Crookwell is a picturesque country town surrounded by farmland.
Crookwell is located 240 km south-west of Sydney (3 hr drive) and 113 km (90 min drive) north of Canberra, it is only 44 km (30 min drive) from the regional centre of Goulburn.
Crookwell is renowned for its fine wool and potato production – the Crookwell Potato Festival is an annual event.
The nearest airport is in Canberra, a 90 min drive from Crookwell. Canberra Airport is a major airport offering services to state capitals and regional locations as well as international flights.
Crookwell is home to more than 2600 people, the median age of residents is 50 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up nearly 3% of the population.
Crookwell District Hospital is a small regional hospital with an emergency department and 18 beds. It offers acute care and general medical services.
Goulburn Base Hospital is an 80-bed public district hospital and is located 30 minutes form Crookwell.
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station at Crookwell.