An untouched, well-renowned historical district surrounded by spectacular bush lands, Tenterfield enjoys mild alpine summers, sunny winter days and crisp winter nights, blazing red autumns with stunning tree lined roads and bright wildflower springs.
Set in the heart of Australian Heritage, the Tenterfield district is surrounded by over 10 National Parks and is the gateway to both the New England and Northern Rivers Regions. The major centre of the region is Tenterfield, surrounded by the villages of Drake, Jennings, Legume, Liston, Mingoola, Deepwater, Emmaville, Torrington and Urbenville - each, as you will discover, with their own unique characteristics.
Tenterfield offers a wide range of goods and services such as education, a variety of shops, and medical facilities. Tenterfield is approximately 767 km north of Sydney and 277 km south of Brisbane at the junction of the New England and Bruxner Highways on the northern fringe of the New England Tablelands.
Tenterfield has a population of approx 3,500 people and services the requirements of the Township and the surrounding rural districts and outlying settlements / villages.