Boggabri is the next ‘i’ town within the New England area to visit. An interesting small town this is. Boggabri is the half way town from Gunnedah at that next ‘i’ town of Narrabri. Boggabri from an economic perspective has been hit for six by the two larger centres.
The name Boggabri comes from Gamilaraay bagaaybaraay, literally "having creeks". The same "creek" element is found in the name of Boggabilla.
The Namoi River passes through Boggabri. Fishing is a popular activity on the Namoi River.
Boggabri's main tourist attraction is Gin's Leap, so-called after a story of an Aboriginal girl who jumped from the cliff while trying to escape a group of men in the 17th or 18th century.
Boggabri is also home to the 'John Prior Multi-Purpose Health Service', a state of the art medical centre named after one of Boggabri's most prominent residents, Dr John Prior.
Boggabri railway station is situated on the Mungindi (or North West) railway line, 515 km from Sydney. The station opened in 1882 consists of a station building on a single side platform, a passing loop and small goods yard. Currently a single daily Xplorer diesel railmotor operating between Sydney and Moree serves the station.