The town of Gresford was named by its Welsh settlers after a town on the Allyn River in North Wales. Before settlement the first Europeans to the district were timber getters who began extracting cedar in the 1810s. Prior to the colonial period the Gresford area was occupied by the Gringgai clan of the Wanaruah Aboriginal people.
Gresford is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Dungog in New South Wales, it is located approximately 163kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 54.153 square kilometres. Gresford has a recorded population of 245 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.
If you are planning a visit to Gresford 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 Gresford and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.