Abermain, New South Wales

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Abermain
Cessnock,  New South Wales
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South Maitland Mines Rescue Station in Abermain
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Abermain
Coordinates 32°48′26″S151°25′39″E / 32.80722°S 151.42750°E / -32.80722; 151.42750 Coordinates: 32°48′26″S151°25′39″E / 32.80722°S 151.42750°E / -32.80722; 151.42750 [1]
Population2,337 (2016 census) [2]
 • Density151.93/km2 (393.49/sq mi)
Established1903 [3] [4]
Gazetted 24 October 1975 (town) [5]
23 October 2015 (locality) [6]
Postcode(s) 2326 [7]
Elevation29 m (95 ft) [8]
Area15.3822 km2 (5.9 sq mi) [9]
Time zone AEST [10] (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT [11] (UTC+11)
Location
LGA(s) Cessnock [12]
Region Hunter
County Northumberland [12]
Parish Heddon [12]
State electorate(s) Cessnock [13]
Federal Division(s) Hunter [14]
Mean max temp [15] Mean min temp [15] Annual rainfall [15]
24.2 °C
76 °F
10.5 °C
51 °F
743.3 mm
29.3 in
Suburbs around Abermain:
Cessnock Sawyers Gully Weston
Neath Abermain Pelaw Main
Cessnock Cessnock Richmond Vale

Abermain is a town 8 km ENE of Cessnock and 3 km west of Weston, in New South Wales, Australia. Abermain is adjacent to Werakata National Park.

Cessnock, New South Wales Town in New South Wales, Australia

Cessnock is a city in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, about 52 km (32 mi) by road west of Newcastle. It is the administrative centre of the City of Cessnock LGA and was named after an 1826 grant of land called Cessnock Estate, which was owned by John Campbell. The local area was once known as "The Coalfields", and it is the gateway city to the vineyards of the Hunter Valley, which includes Pokolbin, Mount View, Lovedale, Broke, Rothbury, and Branxton.

Weston, New South Wales Town in New South Wales, Australia

Weston is a town in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It is part of the City of Cessnock local government area, located approximately 11 km (7 mi) from Cessnock. At the 2011 census it had a population of 3,682.

New South Wales State of Australia

New South Wales is a state on the east coast of Australia. It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, and South Australia to the west. Its coast borders the Tasman Sea to the east. The Australian Capital Territory is an enclave within the state. New South Wales' state capital is Sydney, which is also Australia's most populous city. In December 2018, the population of New South Wales was over 8 million, making it Australia's most populous state. Just under two-thirds of the state's population, 5.1 million, live in the Greater Sydney area. Inhabitants of New South Wales are referred to as New South Welshmen.

Abermain Post Office opened on 1 June 1904. [16]

Schools and education

Abermain is home to Holy Spirit Infants School and Hunter School for Children with Autism, both non-government schools, and Abermain Public School, founded in 1909

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  10. Standard Time Act 1987 (NSW) s 3
  11. Standard Time Act 1987 (NSW) s 4
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