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Parkes is located on the Newell Highway in central New South Wales a distance of about 290km west-northwest from Sydney (show me). With a population of around 9,800, Parkes is a medium sized town for Australia. Parkes is at an altitude of approximately 336m. The nearest sea is the Tasman Sea which is part of the South Pacific Ocean about 280km east of Parkes.
The nearest more populous place is the city of Orange which is 88km away with a population of around 32,000 (show me a map with Parkes and Orange).
Parkes is on the intersection of the Newell Highway and the Parkes Condobolin Road.
Bonzle users have said that the facilities at Parkes include a fire station, hospital and police station. Do you know of other facilities available at Parkes? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have reported that grapes and tomato grow at Parkes. Are you a keen gardener? Do you know of other plants that grown in Parkes? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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