- Mitchell Highway
Mitchell Highway _ Proposed _to_replace_ to replace  Length 1105 km (687 mi) Direction North-South From Landsborough Highway,
via Charleville, Cunnamulla, Bourke, Nyngan, Narromine, Dubbo, Wellington, Orange To Great Western Highway,
Bathurst, New South Wales
Allocation Augathella - Qld/NSW Border:
Qld/NSW Border - Nyngan:
Major junctions Warrego Highway
The Mitchell Highway is a major rural highway in Australia, travelling through central and northern New South Wales and south central Queensland. The highway starts from its northern end in Queensland with the Landsborough Highway near Augathella and continues south to Charleville and Cunnamulla. It then crosses the border into New South Wales and passing through Bourke, Byrock, Nyngan, Nevertire, Narromine, Dubbo, Wellington, Molong and Orange. The highway ends at the junction of the Mid-Western Highway to Cowra and the Great Western Highway to Sydney via the Blue Mountains at Bathurst.
The highway was declared on 8 August 1928 and named North Western Highway. On 9 October 1936 the name was changed to the Mitchell Highway, named after Major Thomas Mitchell, who was Surveyor-General of New South Wales in the 1820s and explored much of inland New South Wales and Victoria.
The portion of the Mitchell Highway passing through Orange, New South Wales, is known as Summer Street and serves as the main street through the city.
- ^ Alpha-Numeric Route Numbering for NSW. It is here!, Ozroads: the Australian Roads Website. Retrieved on December 29, 2007.
- ^ "Mitchell Highway (NSW)". OzRoads: The Australian Roads Website. http://www.ozroads.com.au/NSW/Highways/Mitchell/mitchell.htm. Retrieved 2008-08-14.
- ^ "Summer Street Commercial Area" (PDF). Orange City Council. Archived from the original on 2008-07-22. http://web.archive.org/web/20080722131600/http://www.orange.nsw.gov.au/files/survey/PP17SS+Summer+Street+Commercial+Area.pdf. Retrieved 2008-08-14.
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