Capertee is a village 45 km north of Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia. It is on an elevated site (800 metres) above the Capertee Valley. In 2006, the town had a population of 72 people. Situated on the Castlereagh Highway (previously known as the Mudgee Road) between Lithgow and Mudgee, Capertee is surrounded by National Parks and grazing land. Principal employment is in coal mining, farming and tourism related services. The Capertee Valley forms a part of the catchment area of the Hawkesbury River.