Parkes

Area

The Parkes area is a local government area (LGA) in New South Wales. This area is home to 15 locations and/or suburbs which you can explore in more detail by selecting from the list  below. The Parkes area is located approximately 376kms from the capital Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to this area we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one ofthe buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know the area and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

Parkes

Area Area
Agriculture

Parkes

Urban

Population: 11408 | Parkes

Parkes - the all famous home of 'The Dish' and the 'Parkes Elvis Festival' is a...

Peak Hill

Peak Hill

Urban

Population: 1106 | Parkes

Peak Hill - the 'little town with a heart of gold'. The town's history is linked...

Trundle

Trundle

Urban

Population: 687 | Parkes

Situated 55 kilometres northwest of Parkes on "The Bogan Way", Trundle is a rural community, production...

Tullamore

Tullamore

Urban

Population: 424 | Parkes

The town of Tullamore is best known for its incredibly popular Tullamore Irish Festival. What does...

The Parkes Observatory near Alectown

Alectown

Rural

Population: 168 | Parkes

The small village of Alectown is part of the thriving Parkes Shire and is located around...

Bogan Gate

Bogan Gate

Rural

Population: 289 | Parkes

Bogan Gate is located approximately 30 kilometres to the west of Parkes.Bogan Gate has a population...

Bruie Plains

Rural

Population: 49 | Parkes

Cooks Myalls

Rural

Population: 47 | Parkes

Goonumbla

Rural

Population: 111 | Parkes

Gunningbland

Rural

Population: 75 | Parkes

Mandagery

Rural

Population: 65 | Parkes

Nelungaloo

Rural

Population: 51 | Parkes

Tichborne

Rural

Population: 78 | Parkes

Trewilga

Rural

Population: 34 | Parkes

Yarrabandai

Rural

Population: 37 | Parkes