Goolgowi had a population of 287 people. The town is known for a experiencing one of Australia's fiercest hail storms. Hailstones as large as a midi of beer. There is a bit more history and this plaque awaits you.
Goolgowi Post Office opened on 12 October 1925.
The town water is supplied via a bore and there is a separate non potable water supply to each household. It has a primary school and a 25-metre (27 yd) public swimming pool. General store, 2 Service Stations, Club, Hotel, 2 Motels, several Mechanic workshops and an Engineering Business.
The horse racing trainer, TJ Smith was raised in Goolgowi.