In 1831, the first sheep stations and cattle stations were formed, and in the same year the Australian Agricultural Company (AAC) was granted a lease of 127,000 hectares (310,000 acres) of land at Goonoo Goonoo, south of the present location of Tamworth, extending to present-day Calala.
In the 1830s, a company town began to develop on the Peel's southwest bank, the present site of West Tamworth.
Tamworth occupies an area of 486.5 km² 486.5 km (187.8 sq mi) as of 2003.
Surrounding towns include Gunnedah, Willow Tree, Uralla, and Nundle.
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In 1850, a public town was gazetted on the opposite side of the river from the existing settlement.
Tamworth is located on the western side of the Great Dividing Range, on the banks of the Peel River, about 420 km (260 mi) north of Sydney on the New England Highway, and 280 km (170 mi) inland from Port Macquarie on the Oxley Highway.Finding the ‘right’ person is actually pretty difficult.Unlike your average Tamworth dating site we try to get to the heart of who you really are and then, using our tailored Compatibility Matching System, present you with a pool of matches we know you’re more likely to get on well with.Approximately 318 km (198 mi) from the Queensland border, the city is located almost midway between Brisbane and Sydney, the two largest cities on the Australian east coast.The city had an estimated population of 42,255 people at 30 June 2015 .What happens next – a chat, a date, a lifetime together – is completely up to you!