Glen Innes Highlands Fast Facts

Approximately 9000 in the Shire and growing
Strategically at intersection of New England and Gwydir Highways
750-850mm. More towards the coast and less towards the west
Summer minimum 12.5ºC, maximum 26ºC; Winter minimum 1ºC, maximum 13.5ºC
Wool, sheep, cattle, agriculture, viticulture, sapphires, tourism
Scot Archibald Boyd was the district’s first settler. The town was gazetted in 1852. See more history of Glen Innes here.
1072 metres in Glen Innes with nearby hills rising to 1500 metres at Ben Lomond and in the Deepwater district. Glen Innes is the highest large town in Australia.


Police/ Ambulance/ Fire Brigade: Emergencies: 000

Glen Innes Police:  (02) 6732 9799

Glen Innes Hospital:  (02) 6739 0200


Graydon’s Amcal Chemist, 230 Grey St, (02) 6732 3066

Timbs Pharmacy, 240 Grey St, (02) 6732 3016


H. Ellis, cnr East Ave and Meade St, (02) 6732 2120

Edward Montgomery, 209 Bourke St, (02) 6732 5184


Glen Innes Bowling Club, Macquarie St, (02) 6732 1930

Glen Innes Golf Club, Hutchinson Rd., (02) 6732 1555

Glen Innes and District Services Club, Grey St (cnr Lang St), (02) 6732 1355

Church services:

Anglican: Church, cnr Meade St and West Ave, Sunday 7.30am and 9.30am Holy Communion:

Roman Catholic, St Patricks, cnr Meade and Church Sts, Saturday 6pm Vigil Mass, Sunday Mass 8.30am; Reconciliation Saturday 5-5:30pm

Uniting Church, 70 Macquarie St, Sunday service 9.00AM – 9.45am, Sunday 10am family worship, first Sunday 10am Communion service. (02) 67 71 1210 or 0488 269 939

Oasis Church, 70 Grey Street, 9.30am Sunday Service

Baptist, 131 Church St, Sunday 9.30am morning worship, 6:45 pm evening worship

Presbyterian, Heron St, Sunday 11am praise and worship with a 10:30am Morning Tea, 5pm youth fellowship (02) 6732 6607

Salvation Army, cnr Bourke St and East Ave, Sunday 9.30am family worship (summer months), 10.30am after Easter

Seventh Day Adventist, 60 Oliver St, Sabbath services Bible study 10am, adult Bible school 10am, worship service 11.15am

Jehovah’s Witness: Sunday, 10am Public Talk, 10.30am Watchtower Study; Wednesday, 7.30pm Theocratic Ministry School, Service Meeting