city in New South Wales, Australia

Armidale is a city in New South Wales, Australia. As of 2006 it had a population of 19,485. It is found half-way between Brisbane and Sydney. It has an average altitude of 980 meters. It has a cool climate. It also has four seasons, unlike other parts of Australia. Armidale sometimes gets hailstorms. It was proclaimed a city in 1885. It has passenger trains to and from Sydney. There are bicycling areas in some parts of the city.

New South Wales
Armidale, New South Wales.jpg
Looking across Armidale city
Armidale is located in New South Wales
Coordinates30°30′S 151°39′E / 30.500°S 151.650°E / -30.500; 151.650Coordinates: 30°30′S 151°39′E / 30.500°S 151.650°E / -30.500; 151.650
Population23,352 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)2350, 2351
Elevation980 m (3,215 ft)
LGA(s)Armidale Regional Council
State electorate(s)Northern Tablelands
Federal Division(s)New England
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
19.3 °C
67 °F
7.3 °C
45 °F
811.4 mm
31.9 in


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Armidale". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 November 2017.