The village of Jugiong is located just off the M23 Hume Highway, between Yass and Gundagai. It is 37 km South of Harden and 74km south of Young. The village is the southern gateway to the Hilltops Region and is a popular stopping point for travellers between Sydney & Melbourne.
The village is situated alongside the stunning Murrumbidgee River, which brings many visitors to camp and fish. Jugiong has excellent sporting facilities, including a swimming pool, showground and equestrian facilities and hosts many sporting competitions throughout the year, including the Shine Shield swimming event, camp drafting, polocrosse and the bi-annual Carpathon.
Jugiong has a strong gold history, being the resting place of Sgt Edmund Parry who was shot by Bushranger Johnny Gilbert just outside the village. The village hosts a biannual event celebrating the life of Sgt Parry.
The village has a thriving retail precinct means that its main street is always busy with day trippers from Canberra & Wagga as well as Hume Highway motorists.
The Long Track Pantry is the ideal place for breakfast or lunch. The Jugiong Wine Cellar sells an abundance of local wines and gifts. The historic Sir George Hotel is currently being restored and is due to open in Spring, 2016.