Named after the area covered by the electoral division. It is believed the area has been known by this name due to the similarity of its climate, fruits and cultivation to England.
66 394 sq km
New England covers an area from the Queensland border in the north to Merriwa, Aberdeen and Scone in the south. The main towns include Aberdeen, Armidale, Ashford, Barraba, Bingara, Glenn Innes, Guyra, Inverell, Manilla, Merriwa, Murrurundi, Nundle, Quirindi, Satur, Scone, Tamworth, Tenterfield, Tingha, Urbenville and Walcha. This description reflects local government areas in existence in 2015.