Coonamble is a town on the central-western plains of New South Wales, north-west of Gilgandra, on the Castlereagh Highway.
A delightful country town, Coonamble is the gateway to the wetlands of the Macquarie Marshes and the rugged scenery of Warrumbungle National Park. Nearby are opal fields to the north, and the Pilliga State Forest, with its stands of eucalypts.
Coonamble is famous for its annual rodeo, the largest camp draft/rodeo in the Southern Hemisphere, attracting around 1,000 competitors and 4,000 spectators.
Coonamble has three schools: Coonamble Public School, St Brigids Catholic School and Coonamble High School.