Forbes
in Forbes of New South Wales, Australia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-33.384 and 148.008 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -33° 23' 3" and E 148° 0' 27"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - AUD
Spoken languages:
English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:29 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Australia/Sydney
UTC/GMT offset: 9.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:10 am and 5:07 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
39.377 and -31.178 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Lajes das Flores
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Australia in Australia and New Zealand

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Australia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Australia. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Delve into Forbes

Forbes in Forbes (New South Wales) with it's 4,838 habitants is a town located in Australia about 146 mi (or 235 km) north-west of Canberra, the country's capital town.

Time in Forbes is now 10:29 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Australia / Sydney with an UTC offset of 10 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Forbes, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Australia is Forbes Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Also, if you like the game of golf, there are some options within driving distance. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Canberra, Katoomba, Parramatta, Sydney and Hay. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 7°C / 44 °F

Morning Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Evening Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 96%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 19th of June 2021

8°C (47 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 20th of June 2021

11°C (51 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 21st of June 2021

13°C (55 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Econo Lodge Ben Hall Motor Inn

Address
0,2 mi
5-7 Cross Street
2681 Forbes
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Plainsman Motel

Address
0,2 mi
22 Sherriff Street
2871 Forbes
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Adrian Motel

Address
0,4 mi
3 Dowling Street
2871 Forbes
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Lake Forbes Motel

Address
0,4 mi
8 Junction Street
2871 Forbes
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Town & Country Motor Inn Forbes

Address
0,6 mi
13 Newell Highway
2871 Forbes
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Skiing 2014 Australia Day Forbes Aquatic Centre v1 1

Published: February 09, 2014
Length: 09:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Luke Williams


Forbes motocross Round 2 2013 with Nic Tomlinson #150 on his KTM SXF 250

Published: May 07, 2013
Length: 44:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gary Tomlinson

Forbes motocross Round 2 2013 with Nic Tomlinson #150 on his KTM SXF 250.


♫ Zoomin' Thru Forbes, NSW ♫

Published: June 04, 2014
Length: 10:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: zuditaka

Driving thru Forbes is fun. Nice little country town in a beautiful location on the Lachlan River. I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)


Pelican Sailing on Lake Forbes, Forbes, New South Wales, Australia

Published: April 02, 2014
Length: 06:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: zuditaka

Forbes is a lovely NSW riverside town, with the Lachlan River nearby. Very pretty place. Here is a pelican sailing about Lake Forbes. As well as those fishing birds that look like shags or...


By the River at Forbes, NSW, Australia

Published: November 12, 2012
Length: 52:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: zuditaka

Zoomin' along beside the river at Forbes, NSW, Australia, earlier today. (Yes, I know the camera was set a little too low. Still haven't got driving videos quite organized, just yet, but they...


Shags and Pelicans at Lake Forbes, Forbes, NSW, Australia

Published: April 06, 2014
Length: 13:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: zuditaka

What are these beautiful wet sleek waterbirds? Are they shags or cormorants or something? They look like fishing birds, and appear to swim underwater--unlike their pelican friends who swim...


Stay Totally Interested (in your sexual health)

Published: May 19, 2014
Length: 04:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Forbes Young Film Makers

Forbes Young Film Makers created this video to raise awareness for sexually transmitted infections. We follow three teenagers as they navigate through the world of sexual health.


TBS Discovery Pro goes skiing

Published: February 08, 2014
Length: 29:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: John England

An Awesome afternoon on the Forbes Ski Dam. Mates + Boat + TBS Discovery Pro. Watch in HD and crank up the volume!


McDonald's Have Very Own Set of Traffic Lights ◔_◔

Published: December 29, 2012
Length: 33:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: zuditaka

Here are the Golden Arches in Forbes, NSW, Australia. It's a tee-shaped intersection; but McDonald's, with its very own set of dedicated traffic lights, turns the intersection into an x-shaped...


The Johnston MultiHitch

Published: August 15, 2013
Length: 29:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sam Johnston

The Johnston MultiHitch is a 'multiple hitch & transport device' for the use of front end loader attachments on the rear of tractors! The Johnston MultiHitch is a new innovation to increase...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Forbes, New South Wales

Forbes is a town in the Central West of New South Wales, Australia, located on the Newell Highway between Parkes and West Wyalong. At the 2006 census, Forbes had a population of 6,954. Forbes is probably named after Sir Francis Forbes, first Chief Justice of NSW. It is on the banks of the Lachlan River. It is 245 metres above sea-level and about 380 kilometres west of Sydney. The district is a cropping area where wheat and similar crops are grown.

Located at -33.3833, 148.017 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns in New South Wales, Towns in the Central West (New South Wales)

Forbes Shire

Forbes Shire is a local government area in the central west region of New South Wales, Australia. In addition to the town of Forbes, the Shire includes the town and villages of Bedgerebong, Bundbarrah, Corradgery, Daroobalgie, Eugowra, Ooma North and Paytens Bridge. The Mayor of Forbes Shire Council is Cr. Ron Penny, who is unaligned with any political party.

Located at -33.3667, 148 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas of New South Wales

Roman Catholic Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes is a suffragan Latin rite diocese of the Archdiocese of Sydney, established in 1887, initially as the Diocese of Wilcannia, and then changed to the current name in 1917. The diocese covers the Far West region of New South Wales in Australia.

Located at -33.3792, 148.009 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Sydney, Roman Catholic dioceses in Australia

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Forbes, FRB, Форбс