Vacy is a small rural town in New South Wales in Dungog Shire, located 36 km from Maitland, between Gresford and Paterson. Each autumn Vacy holds a village carnival which is famous for its Jack Russell races. The village carnival also showcases local produce and talent and is a major social event for Vacy. The local landmarks of Vacy are - Mount George, Mount Johnstone, The picturesque Paterson and Allan rivers.
Vacy is the home of hobby farmers and working farmers which run beef and dairy cattle, sheep, poultry and horses - residents living on small rural acreages, retirees and working families.