The post office and communications tower, Warren
|Elevation:||198 m (650 ft)|
|LGA:||Warren Shire Council|
Warren is a town and the seat of a local government area, Warren Shire, on the Macquarie River in central New South Wales, Australia. The town is located on the Oxley Highway 120 kilometres north west of Dubbo. It was laid out in the 1860s and incorporated as a municipality in 1895. The railway reached the town in 1898. Warren is one of the main centres for the wool and cotton growing industries in New South Wales. At the 2006 census, Warren had a population of 1,654.
Notable people from WarrenEdit
- Sharan Burrow, former president of the Australian Education Union, and current president of the ACTU.
- ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Warren (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/ABSNavigation/prenav/LocationSearch?collection=Census&period=2006&areacode=UCL181600&producttype=QuickStats&breadcrumb=PL&action=401. Retrieved 13 February 2010.
- ^ "ACTU President - Australian Council of Trade Unions". Australian Council of Trade Unions. http://www.actu.asn.au/AboutACTU/actupresident/default.aspx. Retrieved 2008-04-18.
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