A major junction on the railway between Melbourne and Sydney and the birthplace of Sir Donald Bradman. Cootamundra is located on the Olympic highway and is less than two hours drive from Canberra.
This town is well known for the Cootamundra wattle and is a large stock selling centre for the surrounding pastoral and agriculture holdings. Some of the attractions in the town include local crafts and information centre on the Hovell Street.
If you happen to be a fan of Cricket sport then you might have heard the name of Sir Donald Bradman, he is the town`s most famous son at 89 Adams Street. Memorabilia cottage next to 89 Adams Street displays local historical material. This place also displays bronze sculptures of past cricket captains.
5 km to the north east of Cootamundra near to Murrumburrah there is Harden Murrumburrah historical museum which has local crafts and picnic areas.
Picnic races are held in the month of November between the areas of Cootamundra and Wallendbeen.
Milestone sculptures present at 19 km to the north east denote the significance of wheat and wineries to the area or district of Cootamundra.
Places nearby include Young, Temora, Harden, Junee, Tamut and Wagga Wagga