Narrabri is the last of the ‘I’ towns and is a pretty special place. For this town sport is king; check out the Australias Sportiest Town on arrival to be sure to fully comprehend for Narrabri how important the sport culture is. Narrabri is encounted when traveling north (or south) to/from Moree. Narrabri is a very young town, and is endeavouring to ensure heritage management is uppermost for future development. The visitor will find Narrabri is a friendly place.
Narrabri derives its name from an early property in the district called the Narrabry Run. The most common Aboriginal meaning for Narrabri is forked waters.
Narrabri the centre of a major cotton growing industry, including the Australian Cotton Exhibition Centre. Just to the south of town is the Pilliga Forest, the largest remnant temperate forest in Eastern Australia. Narrabri also boasts The Crossing Theatre, a 1000 seat auditorium and cinema complex of a standard normally only found in larger Australian communities.
The Narrabri Shire has also laid claim to the title of "Australia's Sportiest Town", according to NBN TV's "Today Show". This is backed up by a large number of ovals and Sporting Clubs within the shire.
Narrabri is a lets linger town. A day or three is necessary to get the most out of the place.