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New South Wales
Main street of Bogan Gate
|Population||307 (2011 census)|
Bogan Gate is a small village in Parkes Shire of the Central West of New South Wales, Australia. At the 2011 census, Bogan Gate and the surrounding area had a population of 307. Bogan Gate is derived from the local Aboriginal word meaning "the birthplace of a notable headman of the local tribe".
The village lies in wheat and sheep growing country and is on the Sydney - Broken Hill rail line, and it is the junction for the Bogan Gate–Tottenham Branch line.
Attractions include the annual Bogan Gate Arts Festival and golf tournaments at the local nine-hole Bogan Gate Golf Club.
Bogan Gate Post Office opened on 15 December 1896.
- William Keast (1872-1938), politician
- Lu Rees (1901-1983), bookseller and book collector
- Jim Taylor (1920-2005), politician
- Ian Walsh (1933-2013), rugby league player
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