Harden Shire nestles in the gently undulating hills of the Southwest Slopes region of New South Wales, 340 km SW of Sydney and 125 km NW of Canberra by road.
Harden Shire is home to
3,800 people, half living in the twin towns of Harden and Murrumburrah.
The villages and localities of Galong, Jugiong, Wombat, Cunningar, Kingsvale, Prunevale,
Currawong, Nubba and Aurville are within Harden shire.
Murrumburrah is a central hub for visiting the region. Historic Murrumburrah was gazetted as a town in 1858 and celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2008. With its historic buildings and village atmosphere, Murrumburrah has many attractions for the visitor. Speciality shows include Ingsco gifts and furniture, a quilt shop, a metalworker, engineering business and a honey shop.
Accommodation includes the historic Commercial Hotel in Murrumburrah, hotels in Wombat, Galong and Harden, motels in Harden and Jugiong, and a caravan park in Harden. Restaurants and cafes operate in Murrumburrah, Harden, Wombat and Jugiong.
For what's happening in Harden-Murrumburrah & district, check our calendar of events.