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Old Bar
New South Wales
Old bar beach.jpg
Diamond Head Beach, Old Bar
Old Bar is located in New South Wales
Old Bar
Old Bar
Location in New South Wales
Population 4,389 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 2430
  • 315 km (196 mi) NE of Sydney
  • 16 km (10 mi) E of Taree
LGA(s) Mid-Coast Council
County Gloucester
Parish Bohnock
State electorate(s) Myall Lakes
Federal Division(s) Lyne

Old Bar is a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia in Mid-Coast Council. It lies around 16 kilometres (10 mi) east of Taree on the Mid North Coast, and around 315 kilometres (196 mi) north of Sydney.


The population of the urban centre was measured at 3,650 people in the 2011 census, and that of the suburb proper which includes some surrounding rural area at 4,272 people. It grew rapidly during a boom in housing in 1988.

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