The Post Office, when opened on 21 May 1917 but was known as Lauderdale until 1920.
Services in the town include a general convenience store, a wine bar, a pub and tennis courts "Black Jack McEwen", 18th Australia Prime Minister, who was a dairy farmer in Stanhope before entering politics’. John McEwen was a formidable politician who gained respect from all people he had dealings with. The tribute in the park makes the stop off worth the visit.
If the town is on your travel route, take the time to have a look at the John McEwen acknowledgement.