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Kyogle Council

2021 Census Data

Kyogle is located on the far north coast of New South Wales (NSW), approximately 747 km north of Sydney and 233 km south of Brisbane. The council area extends south from the Queensland border covering a total area of some 3589 square kilometres.

Kyogle’s climate issub-tropical, with more than 250 days of sunshine each year on average. The average daily sunshine ranges from 10:00 hours during July (Winter) increasing to 14:00 hours during December (Summer).

Summer months tend to produce periods of increased cloud cover and rain, while winter is fine and sunny, if somewhat cooler.

The mean yearly rainfall is 1118mm, with most of this falling from approximately mid December through to mid April, but heavy rain can fall at any time of year.

Major towns and villages include Kyogle, Tabulam, Bonalbo, Mallanganee and Woodenbong.

Major growth industries include cropping, bushfood, herb and tourism industries.

Major industry sectors include primary industries, forestry, dairy and beef.

Kyogle has a skilled and flexible labour force that is drawn from across the shire and other council areas.

Population: Kyogle’s population base was 9,359 at the 2021 census, and increase of 4.7% from the 2016 census.

Property: Commercial property and housing information and availability is available from the local real estate agents. Industrial lands information is available from this website. and greater detail is available from the Kyogle Council.



Road: Kyogle is linked to Casino and Woodenbong by the Summerland Way, and to Murwillumbah and Lismore.

Rail: The main Sydney to Brisbane railway passes through Kyogle. This line takes commuter end freight trains. There are two commuter services daily Sydney – Kyogle – Brisbane.

Educational Services: Schools located within the Kyogle area include 3 secondary schools and 14 public primary schools.

Hospitals: Kyogle supports  two hospitals, Kyogle  and Bonalbo Hospitals.

Retirement and Aged Care and Facilities: Kyogle area has a range retirement and of aged care facilities to offer it’s residents that cater for the needs of an aging population.

Lifestyle: Kyogle  has a range of quality sporting facilities for swimming, cycling and golf.

Special attributes include Mallanganee, Mt Pikapene, Border Ranges, Richmond Range,  Yabbra, Toonumbar National Parks as well Moore Park Nature Reserve and World Heritage Listed   Cambridge Plateau.

State Forests include Forests – Bonalbo SF, Boorabee SF, Cherry Tree West SF, Donaldson SF, Eden Creek SF, Edinburgh Castle SF, Mount Lindesay SF, Mount Pikapene SF, Richmond Range SF, South Toonumbar SF, Sugarloaf SF, Toonumbar SF, Unumgar SF, Yabbra SF

Distances between major towns and cities.

Approximate distances:

  • Kyogle to Sydney 753  km
  • Kyogle to Brisbane 194 km.
  • Kyogle  to Woodenbong
  • Kyogle to Urbenville
  • Kyogle to Byron Bay 89 km.
  • Kyogle to Lismore 44 km.
  • Kyogle to Casino 32km
  • Kyogle to Murwillumbah 66km
  • Kyogle to Nimbin 32km
  • Kyogle to Ballina 77km

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