Gilgandra is located in the central west of New South Wales approximately half way between Melbourne and Brisbane approximately 30 minutes north of the regional centre of Dubbo. Gilgandra has a population of 2700 people with 4700 living in the district.
Gilgandra is known as the town of Windmills and Home of the Coo-ees. Until 1966 the town did not have a central water supply and most people in the town had a windmill. At one point the skyline of the township was dominated with approximately 360 Windmills.The strength of Gilgandra is the friendly locals and by visiting some of the pubs or clubs you will be greeted by friendly people with a story to tell.
Gilandra has a wide variety of accommodation including motels, apartments and luxury hotels.