A country town with a strong sense of community.
The population of Narromine is 4,581 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males. Narromine has a population of 974 (21.3%) indigenous people and the median age is 38 years of age.
Narromine is 40 km from Dubbo. It is approximately 433 km from NSW’s capital city of Sydney. The Macquarie River passes through the town. The area is a popular area for gliding and the growing of citrus fruits.
The closest airport for flights is at Dubbo, which is approximately 25 minutes from Narromine. There are daily flights to Sydney and return.
Dubbo station is the terminus for a daily NSW TrainLink XPT service from Sydney. A TrainLink coach links up with the XPT train at Dubbo and travels to Narromine. A coach leaves Dubbo daily.
The main industries people from Narromine work in are:
- Agriculture, forestry and fishing
- Health care and social assistance
- Retail trade
- Education and training
- Public administration and safety
Narromine Health Service is a small rural public hospital and health service, with less than 50 beds, that provides emergency care, acute and sub-acute medical inpatient services, post-natal care, residential aged care and a range of primary and community health services.
An ambulance service supports Narromine.
There is one general practice in Narromine.
No accommodation available.
Narromine has four schools (public and private):
There is a further selection of schools at Dubbo which is approximately 25 mins away with a school bus travelling daily to Dubbo and return. Dubbo also has university and adult education facilities.
For young families, Narromine has family day care, preschool and vacation care.
Narromine has a main shopping precinct in the main street with various boutique stores, Coles and an ANZ Bank.
Dubbo is only a short distance for further shopping choices.
In Narromine there are places of worship for Baptist, Anglican, Uniting, and other Christians.
A hub for nature lovers, with wetlands, lakes and wildlife in abundance, Narromine is home to beautiful gardens and reserves. You will find everything from authentic country pubs and modern clubs to an alpaca farm, galleries, iris farm and sunny golf course. And the fishing is not too bad either!