Wee Waa Aboriginal Meaning – “Fire for Roasting”
Wee Waa Pronounced – Wee – War
Wee Waa is located 42kms West of Narrabri on the Kamilaroi Highway.It is an easy 30 minute drive through attractive,rich fertile country.The Kamilaroi Highway follows the banks of the picturesque Namoi River,the lifeline to the communitys agricultural pursuits. Wee Waa is one of the leading Cotton growing areas in Australia, in fact it is known as the Cotton Capital of Australia.
Wee Waa is home to the headquarters of the largest Cotton grower owned organisations Namoi Cotton and businesses that sell Cotton Seed to various countries throughout the world,Cotton Seed Distributors.
Wee Waa is Cotton Capital of Australia located in Wee Waa is Namoi Cotton Co-Operative, Queensland Cotton and also to Cotton Seed Distributors.
Wee Waa has a history of great distinction.
It is the oldest town in the Namoi River and was home to many pioneering families as early as 1837.
A wander around the old graves of the Cemetary will allow you to ponder on the hard times which some of these pioneers endured.
Wee Waa is a modern town with a Hospital,swimming pool,9 hole golf course,Tennis courts, Bowling Club and Sporting complex,Hotels.Supermarket,Police Station,Ambulance, Fire Brigade,Anglican,Presbyterian and Catholic Churches,2 Motels,2 Caravan Parks,4 Schools including a High School,2 Banks, Bakery,Newsagent,Cafe, Clothing Shop,Mechanical repairs The Green Door Craft Shop and much more.
Seplin Estate Wines located on Chiffley Road Wee Waa has recently opened to the Public for Wine & Port Tastings, Open most days,a fabulous place to enjoy a Barbeque or Picnic.
The towns architecture is most interesting. The Imperial Hotel was the first Three storey structure to be built in the North West NSW and features magnificent Iron lace.
Wee Waa is serviced by the Countrylink Rail Road Service on Mondays and Fridays.
The Wee Waa Museum located in Rose Street Opened in early 2006.
The Wee Waa Museum is Open on Saturday or by Appointment.
Please contact the Narrabri Shire Information Centre for more details.
Wee Waa Campdraft – August
Wee Waa Charity Rodeo – September
Wee Waa High School Year 10 Class of 1986 School Reunion
Activites and Experiences at Wee Waa
- Banking Facilities
- Bottled Gas
- Licensed Club
- Service Club
- Public Bar
- Dog Kennels/Catteries
- Mechanical Services
- Post Office
- Public Telephone
- Sporting Facilities
- Swimming Pool
- Takeaway Food
- Tennis Court
- Places of Worship
Nearest Airport: Narrabri (51kms)
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