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Laggan is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Population 358 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 2583
LGA(s) Upper Lachlan Shire
State electorate(s) Goulburn
Federal Division(s) Hume
Localities around Laggan:
Binda Fullerton Golspie
Binda Laggan Taralga
Crookwell Crookwell Roslyn

Laggan is a small village on the traditional land of the Gundungurra people in the Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia in Upper Lachlan Shire. At the 2016 census, Laggan had a population of 358.

The village/locality has a small primary school, the Laggan Pub, a fine dining restaurant Laggan Pantry and a micro brewery Laggan Brewing Co. There are many historic buildings including the old police barracks c1837 and a rebuilt mill. Also there are the monthly Laggan Village Markets at the memorial hall.

Laggan was founded for pastoral use, as well as a stop for convicts during the building of roads between Bathurst and Goulburn. The village is now a tourist attraction.

Annual ploughing matches were held at Laggan in the 1860s.

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