Parkes
in Parkes of New South Wales, Australia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-33.137 and 148.176 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -33° 8' 13" and E 148° 10' 33"
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: 02:10 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Australia/Sydney
UTC/GMT offset: 9.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:10 am and 5:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
38.533 and -28.750 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ramal da Lombega
References
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Delve into Parkes

Parkes in Parkes (New South Wales) with it's 10,026 habitants is a town located in Australia about 158 mi (or 254 km) north of Canberra, the country's capital town.

Time in Parkes is now 02:10 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Australia / Sydney with an UTC offset of 10 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Parkes, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Australia is Parkes Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), East. 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: Katoomba, Canberra, 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: 11°C / 51 °F

Morning Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Evening Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Night Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1025 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 2% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 23rd of June 2024

11°C (53 °F)
4°C (38 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 24th of June 2024

10°C (50 °F)
3°C (37 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 25th of June 2024

8°C (46 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hotel Gracelands

Address
0,4 mi
7-9 Bushman Street
2870 Parkes
Australia

Time Information

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


Kadina Bed & Breakfast

Address
0,7 mi
22 Mengarvie Road
2870 Parkes
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 11:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Quality Inn Parkes International

Address
0,9 mi
18-32 Peak Hill Road
2870 Parkes
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


COUNTRY COMFORT PARKES

Address
0,3 mi
54 - 56 NEWELL HIGHWAY
NSW 2870 PARKES
Australia

Time Information

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


Comfort Inn Bushmans

Address
1,0 mi
9-13 Peakhill Road
2870 Parkes
Australia

Time Information

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


STATION MOTEL PARKES

Address
1,3 mi
82 PEAK HILL ROAD
2870 Parkes
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: - 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.

SPARC in Parkes Short Edit

Published: April 08, 2015
Length: 37:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: sparctheatre

Members of the Access Arts program SPARC Theatre (which is supported by a partnership between Port Phillip City Council, Port Phillip Community Group, St Kilda Uniting Church and Prahran ...


Parkes 2 - Broken Hill railcar & big train

Published: July 10, 2008
Length: 06:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Anthony Ronaldson

In December 2005 a transcontinental freight train headed by two 3000 kW (4020 HP) 132 tonne NR class locomotives waits at Goobang junction west of Parkes to cross the weekly Sydney-bound ...


4898 shutting down Parkes Loco 16th May 2003

Published: April 24, 2008
Length: 40:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Chris Jaworski

4898 stabling at Parkes.


48110-8142 head to Parkes Loco 16th May 2003

Published: April 23, 2008
Length: 22:53 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Chris Jaworski

Heading off to stable.


8142-48110-48112-48153-48114 departing Parkes 16th May 2003

Published: April 23, 2008
Length: 11:02 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Chris Jaworski

I think one of the 48's never ran again?


4894-48100 arriving at Parkes 16th May 2003

Published: April 23, 2008
Length: 29:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Chris Jaworski

Same train I saw at Narromine the day before, no idea where it was, possibly the Tottenham line.


elvis presley weekend

Published: August 10, 2008
Length: 06:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: yindyamarra

a group of elvises or elvie's.


BMX Stackin

Published: August 15, 2007
Length: 13:57 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: djphoenixme

Stacking a BMX FreeAgent Purposly into a recycling bin for laughs.


Playing in a puddle surrounding a tree.

Published: March 05, 2012
Length: 55:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ben Phillipps

This video was uploaded from an Android phone.


Broken arm and mullet still wins the fight

Published: April 24, 2018
Length: 04:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Tiffany-jayne The Oreo's

fights his big sister for the spot on the lounge while he has a broken arm and his gunno style mullet.


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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.

Parkes, New South Wales

Parkes is a town in New South Wales, Australia. It is the main settlement in the local government area of Parkes Shire. At the 2006 census, Parkes had a population of 9,826.

Located at -33.1333, 148.167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns in New South Wales, Towns in the Central West (New South Wales)

Pioneer Oval

Pioneer Oval is located in the town of Parkes, New South Wales Australia. It was carved out of a hill in eastern Parkes during the depression years and has evolved into one of country New South Wales' premier sporting arenas, playing host to major local, regional, national and international sporting events.

Located at -33.1294, 148.183 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rugby league stadiums in Australia, Sports venues in New South Wales

Parkes Shire

Parkes Shire is a local government area in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. The Shire is located adjacent to the Broken Hill railway line and the Newell Highway. The area under administration includes the town of Parkes and the surrounding region of 5,919 square kilometres, with a population of approximately 14,592 as of 2011. The Shire includes the towns of Peak Hill, Alectown, Bogan Gate, Trundle and Tullamore. The Mayor of Parkes Shire Council is Cr.

Located at -33.1333, 148.167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas of New South Wales

Parkes Elvis Festival

The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and the legend of Elvis Presley held in early January in the Australian New South Wales regional town of Parkes. The first festival in 1993 was simply a one night performance attracting 300 attendees. From then, it has grown to become a five day long festival of all things Elvis. The Festival now attracts large numbers that briefly double the population of Parkes.

Located at -33.1398, 148.175 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Music festivals in Australia, Recurring events established in 1993

Northparkes

Northparkes is a copper and gold mine in central New South Wales, Australia, approximately 27 kilometres north-northwest of the town of Parkes. The mine was originally started in 1994 using open pit mining, with underground mining using the block caving method starting in 1997. The mine has an operational capacity to produce five million tonnes of ore per year, containing roughly 60,000 tonnes of copper and 50,000 ounces of gold.

Located at -33.1378, 148.175 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mines in New South Wales, Rio Tinto subsidiaries

Parkes railway station

Parkes is a railway station on the Broken Hill railway line in the western New South Wales city of Parkes, Australia. The station opened in 1893 and is served by the Indian Pacific and Outback Explorer passenger trains. Parkes is also the junction point of the Stockinbingal–Parkes railway line and the Parkes–Narromine railway line which form a cross country route between Cootamundra on the Main South line and Werris Creek on the Main North line.

Located at -33.1421, 148.173 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Regional railway stations in New South Wales

Parkes High School

Parkes High School is a secondary school located in Parkes, New South Wales, Australia. The school offers a range of subjects in junior and senior years in accordance with a syllabus developed by the NSW Board of Studies.

Located at -33.1389, 148.181 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
High schools in New South Wales

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Parkes, PKE, 帕克斯