10 Facts About Taree


Taree is a town on the Mid North Coast, New South Wales, Australia.

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Since then Taree has grown to a population of 26,381, and is the centre of a significant agricultural district.

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Taree can be reached by train via the North Coast Railway, and by the Pacific Highway.

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Taree is within the local government area of Mid-Coast Council, the state electorate of Myall Lakes and the Federal electorate of Lyne.

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Taree was laid out as a private town in 1854 by Henry Flett, the son-in-law of William Wynter who had originally settled the area in 1831.

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Taree was declared a municipality on 26 March 1885 and the first municipal council was elected by the residents.

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Oldest surviving building in Taree is the old St Paul's Presbyterian Church, built-in 1869 in the Victorian Gothic Revival style, next door to the current building, in Albert Street.

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Taree has a significantly higher proportion of people aged 65+; with 25.

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Private schools in and around Taree include Manning District Adventist School, Tinonee, Manning Valley Anglican College, Cundletown, Taree Christian College, Kolodong, St Joseph's Primary School, and St Clare's High School.

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Taree Gold Cup is a prestigious horse racing event held at the Bushland Drive Racecourse.

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