Gilgandra is an historic town at the junction of three highways. It is the centre for wool and farming country. In the year 1912 35 local men left on foot for Sydney to enlist in World War 1 recruiting along 200 others during their historical Coo-ee March.
Attractions in the town
Heritage Museum near the Newell highway displays Coo-ee March Memorabilia. The film The Chant of Black Smith is based on the massacre which took place near to Gilgandra. Orana Cactus World and Rural Museum displays antique farm machinert. Hitchen house museum present on Miller Street has memorabilia from World War I, World War II and Vietnam. Observatory and display center is present at the corner of Wamboin and Willie Streets.
Attractions in the area
14 km to the North West of Gligandra one can find Gilgandra Flora Reserve which has wild flowers in spring. Gilgandra is also famous and known for its Windmills which provided sub-artesian water.