Abermain, New South Wales

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Abermain
Cessnock,  New South Wales
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]
Population 2,337 (2016 census) [2]
 • Density 151.93/km2 (393.49/sq mi)
Established 1903 [3] [4]
Gazetted 24 October 1975 (town) [5]
23 October 2015 (locality) [6]
Postcode(s) 2326 [7]
Elevation 29 m (95 ft) [8]
Area 15.3822 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.

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

References

  1. "Abermain (NSW80856)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
  2. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Abermain (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 December 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. "MAITLAND DISTRICT". Newcastle Morning Herald And Miners' Advocate (8891). New South Wales, Australia. 29 May 1903. p. 6. Retrieved 3 January 2018 via National Library of Australia.
  4. > "Suburb Profiles". Jurds. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  5. "GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES ACT, 1966". Government Gazette Of The State Of New South Wales (138). New South Wales, Australia. 24 October 1975. p. 4459. Retrieved 3 January 2018 via National Library of Australia.
  6. "GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES ACT, 1966" (PDF). Government Gazette Of The State Of New South Wales (91). New South Wales, Australia. 23 October 2015. p. 3403. Retrieved 3 January 2018 via NSW Legislation.
  7. "Abermain Postcode, NSW - Australia Post". Australia Post. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  8. "Map of Abermain in New South Wales". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  9. Australian Bureau of Statistics (13 September 2016). Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 3 - Non ABS Structures, July 2016, 'State Suburbs ASGS Edition 2016 in .csv Format', data cube: Excel Spreadsheet, cat. no. 1270.0.55.003 (Report). Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  10. Standard Time Act 1987 (NSW) s 3
  11. Standard Time Act 1987 (NSW) s 4
  12. 1 2 3 "Abermain (locality)". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales . Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  13. "Cessnock". NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  14. "Localities". Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  15. 1 2 3 "Cessnock Aurport AWS". Climate statistics for Australian locations. Bureau of Meteorology . Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  16. Premier Postal History, Post Office List , retrieved 2009-06-11