Delegate is a historic village nestled among some of the finest grazing land in NSW, is also surrounded by areas of natural beauty.
The history of the township goes back to 1832 and is the NSW town closest to the Black Allen line – the border between NSW and Victoria. The border was surveyed in 1871 or 1872 but not declared until 2006.
There is also a small shrine in the Delegate cemetery marking the site of the first place of worship on the Monaro, and at the southern end of town stands the red granite monument commemorating the historic Men from Snow River March in 1916. A little further on is the Early Settlers Hut, built in the 1820s.
The village is the ideal place to recharge your senses. Delegate has it all – history, tranquil beauty and majestic forests.
Delegate is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Snowy Monaro Regional in New South Wales, it is located approximately 408kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 272.923 square kilometres. Delegate has a recorded population of 351 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.
If you are planning a visit to Delegate 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 of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Delegate and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.