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New South Wales
Goolgowi Comdo Street.JPG
Comdo Street, Goolgowi
Population: 286
Postcode: 2652
LGA: Carrathool Shire
County: Nicholson
State District: Murray
Federal Division: Riverina

Goolgowi /ˈɡʊlɡi/ is located in western New South Wales, Australia, around 650 kilometres (400 mi) west of Sydney via the Mid-Western Highway and is the administrative centre of Carrathool Shire. At the 2011 census, Goolgowi had a population of 286.

Goolgowi Post Office opened on 12 October 1925.

The town water is supplied via a bore and there is a separate non-potable water supply to each household. It has a primary school and a 25-metre (27 yd) public swimming pool. Other services include a general store, service station, ex-serviceman's club, hotel, two motels, several mechanical workshops and a metal fabrication/engineering business.

The horse racing trainer, TJ Smith was raised in Goolgowi.


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