Welcome to the Forbes Shire, one of the richest primary producing areas in NSW. Discover a magnificent rural landscape featuring endless horizons, green and gold paddocks and the still waters of the Lachlan River.
Explore our picturesque historic town, which is home to an exclusive mix of boutique stores, cozy eateries, distinctive attractions and genuinely friendly locals.
Forbes Shire Council encourages economic development, especially job growth and wealth creation within our community. Forbes has a diverse economy built on irrigated land holdings, dairying operations, dry farming, grazing, manufacturing industries, retail and trade sectors and a lively expanding tourism market.
Each of these factors, means Forbes is the perfect place to live, work, play and invest.