Lithgow

Lithgow was named by Hamilton Hume in 1827 in honour of William Lithgow. The town grew after the discovery of gold in Bathurst in 1851. 1869 saw the completion of the Zig Zag Railway line which encourage industry to Lithgow. Coal mining being the main industry and Lithgow produced the first steel made in Australia. Many industries closed over the years and has left a lovely small town we know today. There are many tours and adventures to see and do in and around Lithgow to keep you occupied.

Nearby towns:
Bathurst | Dubbo | Narrabri


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Visitor Centre

Tel: 02 6350 3230
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Attractions

• Hassan's Walls Lookout
• Zig Zag Railway

Hassan's Walls Lookout
Hassan's Walls Lookout

Scenic World Blue Mountains
Three Sisters

Cnr Violet Street and Cliff Drive
Katoomba
Tel: 02 4780 0200
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Hassan's Walls in Lithgow

Archvale Railway Bridge Hassan's Walls Lookout Queen Elizabeth Park
Archvale Railway Bridge
Hassan's Walls Lookout
Queen Elizabeth Park
Hassan's Walls Lookout Lake Lyell Hassan's Walls Lookout
Hassan's Walls Lookout
Lake Lyell
Surrounding landscapes
Farmlands around Lithgow
Misty Mornings
Hassan's Walls Lookout
Archvale
Misty mornings
Hassan's Walls Lookout
Lake Lyell Recreation Park Lake Lyell Lithgow farm lands
Lake Lyell Recreation Area
Lake Lyell farming
Near Wollemi National Park