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Taree
New South Wales
Pacific Hwy bridge Taree.jpg
The Martin Bridge, which carries traffic over the Manning River
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Population 26,381 (2018)
Established 1831
Postcode(s) 2430
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Mid-Coast Council
State electorate(s) Myall Lakes
Federal Division(s) Lyne
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
24.3 °C
76 °F
12.0 °C
54 °F
1,174.9 mm
46.3 in

Taree is a town on the Mid North Coast, New South Wales, Australia. Taree was colonized in 1831 by William Wynter. The name Taree is derived from "tareebit", a word from the native language Biripi word which means tree by the river, or more specifically, the Sandpaper Fig (Ficus coronata). According to the Australian census, the estimated population in the locality in the year 2016 is 16,197 people.


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