Delungra is a very small crossroads town on the Gwydir Hgy. Delungra is encounted when traveling Moree/ Inverell sector. Delungra has some services, but either Inverell or Warialda are considered for the ‘big shop’. Delungra does service a rich rural area.
Delungra was incorporated as a town in 1907 and celebrated the centenary of the town combined with Australia Day celebrations in 2007. An earlier Reedy Creek Post Office was renamed Delungra on 11 June 1906. The reason for the name is not cited.
Delungra has two horse events each year, with campdrafting in March, and a horse sports weekend in October, the 2007 event was unfortunately cancelled due to the horse flu and subsequent restrictions on horse movements.
A number of annual events also occur throughout the year such as an Australia Day parade on the 26th of January, a Christmas parade followed by carols by candlelight at Christmas time. On the 25 April and the 11 November there are remembrance services for those that have lost their lives during times of war. The Delungra War Memorial is within the ANZAC Gardens.
While no temperature records are kept for Delungra, the Delungra Post Office has been keeping rainfall records since November 1924, and before that Gunnee Station (8km north) kept records between 1879 and 1924. Below is annual rainfall statistics to 30th of September 2011.