Tottenham is a town within the local government area of the Lachlan Shire located in the Central West of New South Wales. The town is situated at the end of a railway line from Bogan Gate and is located within a wheat-growing country. Tottenham was selected as the Most Outstanding Community in New South Wales and the ACT back in 2012. The town has a post office, which opened in 1907, and a large sports centre. Nearby is the Lachlan River, a perennial river that rises on the slopes of the Great Dividing Range. It is about 1,440 kilometres long and passes through Breadalbane, Wyangala, Reids Flat, Cowra, Forbes and other towns. Every seven years, the river has flooded since 1887.