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Glenreagh
New South Wales
Population: 422
Postcode: 2450
LGA: Clarence Valley
State District: Clarence
Federal Division: Page

Glenreagh is a small town in the Clarence Valley in the Northern Rivers region of north-eastern New South Wales, Australia. At the 2006 census, Glenreagh had a population of 422 people.

It is on the North Coast railway line, completed to Glenreagh in 1915. A picturesque branch was opened from Glenreagh to Dorrigo in 1924, but was difficult to maintain due to the steep terrain and high rainfall and it was closed in 1972 after a washaway. The Glenreagh to Ulong section is proposed for reopening as a heritage tourist railway by the Glenreagh Mountain Railway.

Facilities and Services

  • The Village Market Place (operates first Saturday each month)
  • Glenreagh General Store
  • The Golden Dog Hotel

Annual Events

  • Glenreagh Timber Festival is held in July of each year.

School

Glenreagh Public School was established in 1887. It is a small school with fewer than 100 pupils (as at 2014).


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