Discover the Glen Innes Highlands

The Glen Innes Highlands is a great place to raise a family with lots of wide open spaces, great schools and welcoming community atmosphere.  The community comprises of both rural and urban residents, including the villages of Glencoe, Red range, Deepwater and Emmaville and the hamlets of Wellingrove, Wytaliba, Dundee and Glen Elgin. Easy commutes from surrounding areas into the Glen Innes township provides the opportunity to embrace a slower-paced rural lifestyle and establish a hobby farm or just a quiet space to call your own.




Region Population: 8,931 residents

Glen Innes Population: 5,184 residents





Glen Innes

 Median House Price:     $370,000  

 Median House Rental:  $350




 Average Wage: $53,945


 Top Three Occupation Groups:

  • Managers
  • Professionals
  • Community and Personal Service Workers

Top Three Employment Sectors:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
  • Health Care and Social Assistance
  • Public Administration and Safety


Australian Bureau of Statistics - Glen Innes Severn 2023, Glen Innes 2021, RDA-NI Remplan Economic Profile and NSW Department of Communities and Justice, 2023

Historic buildings with stunning architecture that are still in use line the main street that is abundant in character. Local storeholders offer personalised service for all your needs including quality clothing and boutique giftware.

Glen Innes is famous for it's Celtic origins and Scottish history. As the location of the Australian Standing Stones, this rich history is celebrated each year with the annual Australian Celtic Festival and Celtic Nation Flag Ceremonies throughout the year. The four day festival draws huge crowds and the events, music, dance and food is enjoyed by tourists and locals alike.

Expect the spectacular in Celtic Country – Glen Innes encompasses a breathtaking array
of attractions, experiences, festivals and an endowment of natural wonders - from World
Heritage national parks to some of the world’s richest gem and mineral fields. Glen Innes is surrounded by some of the most beautiful country side Australia has to offer and it is there for the taking. Fishing, bushwalking, camping, even gem fossicking are popular pastimes in Glen Innes that are enjoyed by young and old.



Average Maximum Temperature: 20.2oC
Average Minimum Temperature: 7.3oC


Average Yearly Rainfall: 857mm
Average Days of Rain Per Year: 80


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, 2023


Food and wine is an emerging industry in the area and there are many fine provideres who are eager to show off their wares either in the many fine cafes and  restaurants in the centre of town or a little bit off the beaten path.

Glen Innes Severn is a thriving community with a plethora of opportunities available for people interested in any industry. Key employers are found in the agriculture and agribusiness sectors, tourism and service industries, health and community services and retail trade. Opportunities abound for people wanting to move or establish a business in Glen Innes Severn in areas such as light manufacturing, boutique retail, professional services, agriculture and many more.

Australian Standing Stones
Australian Standing Stones
Sinclair Lookout
Sinclair Lookout



Public Transport

Driving from Glen Innes to:

 Sydney - 578km in 6 hours and 40 minutes

 Brisbane - 366km in 4 hours and 30 minutes

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You can find out more on the Glen Innes Highlands Website or contact them for further information on 02 6730 2400 or by email at

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