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Bogan Gate
New South Wales
Bogan Gate Bogan Way Sign 001.JPG
Main street of Bogan Gate
Bogan Gate is located in New South Wales
Bogan Gate
Bogan Gate
Location in New South Wales
Population 307 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 2876
LGA(s) Parkes Shire
State electorate(s) Orange
Federal Division(s) Calare
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
48 °C
118 °F
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Bogan Gate Hotel
Bogan Gate Hotel before it was destroyed by fire in December 1930

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.


Notable residents

  • 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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