Merriwa and District

You will find fresh water, clear air and friendly people in Merriwa a unique rural town nestled in the Upper Hunter Valley. Merriwa is country living at its best, situated in the western area of the Upper Hunter Shire alongside the Merriwa River. Merriwa is Approximately 327 km north-west of Sydney and 62 km west of Scone with a population of about 1000.

Merriwa is rich in both natural beauty and highly productive farming land. Merriwa is a progressive country town with a wonderfully welcoming and active community.  Today Merriwa is at the centre of a vast mixed farming area focusing principally on cattle, sheep, wheat, barley canola, sorghum herbs, spices, stone fruits, olives, lavenders and grapes for wine and horse studs.