Oberon - NSW

Population - Town 

Position

DEG: -33.703979 149.859146
DMS: 33º 42' 14.33" S 149º 51' 32.93" E
UTM: 55 H 6266995mN 764991mE
Altitude: 1102.69m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - Town

Location

125.91kms West of Sydney - Driving 193 km (2 hours 39 mins)
186.66kms North of Canberra - Driving 233 km (3 hours 7 mins)
635.4kms NorthEast of Melbourne - Driving 826 km (8 hours 41 mins)
754.62kms SouthWest of Brisbane - Driving 1028 km (11 hours 51 mins)

Address & Contact

103 Oberon St
Oberon NSW 2787
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Information

Oberon is the highest town in the Blue Mountains region sitting at around 1120m above sea level. It is a hard working community and has one of Australia’s lowest unemployment rates. Oberon was proclaimed a village in 1863 and since then has grown to a resident shire population of over 5,000 people of which half of those live in the town itself.

The main rural industries in this town include prime lamb and beef cattle with brussel sprouts, broccoli, potatoes and peas being the main horticultural industries. Timber is also processed and it sources the raw material large pine plantations in certain NSW State Forests and private forest growers.

Oberon has good shopping amenities, including restaurants, cafes, takeaways, butchers and bakeries to name a few and it also has most professional trade services. There are many camping grounds in the shire and accommodation ranges from hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, self contained cottages, farmstays and caravan parks.

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Bathurst Airport at 25/04:30am EST
Distance from Oberon 37.6km NW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
-2.1°C-5.5°C99%-2.2°C1028.9hPa0.0mmSW6km/hr
3knots
6km/hr
3knots

Closest Climatic Station

Oberon (Springbank)
Distance from Oberon 3.57km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C24.823.721.417.113.19.48.710.313.717.019.823.2
Mean Min. °C10.811.28.95.32.50.8-0.40.32.34.86.78.9
Mean Rain mm80.661.366.157.160.479.670.875.567.478.471.473.8

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