Weston, New South Wales

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Weston
Cessnock,  New South Wales
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Weston
Coordinates 32°48′54″S151°27′4″E / 32.81500°S 151.45111°E / -32.81500; 151.45111 Coordinates: 32°48′54″S151°27′4″E / 32.81500°S 151.45111°E / -32.81500; 151.45111
Population 3,682 (2011 census) [1]
 • Density 573.6/km2 (1,486/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2326
Elevation 20 m (66 ft) [Note 1]
Area 5.6 km2 (2.2 sq mi) [Note 1]
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location
LGA(s) City of Cessnock [2]
Region Hunter [2]
County Northumberland [3]
Parish Heddon [3]
State electorate(s) Cessnock [4]
Federal Division(s) Paterson
Mean max temp [5] Mean min temp [5] Annual rainfall [5]
24.5 °C
76 °F
11.3 °C
52 °F
766.9 mm
30.2 in
Localities around Weston:
Sawyers Gully Sawyers Gully Loxford
Abermain Weston Kurri Kurri
Abermain Abermain Pelaw Main

Weston is a town in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. [3] [6] It is part of the City of Cessnock local government area, located approximately 11 km (7 mi) from Cessnock. [2] At the 2011 census it had a population of 3,682. [1]

Hunter Region Region in New South Wales, Australia

The Hunter Region, also commonly known as the Hunter Valley, is a region of New South Wales, Australia, extending from approximately 120 km (75 mi) to 310 km (193 mi) north of Sydney. It contains the Hunter River and its tributaries with highland areas to the north and south. Situated at the northern end of the Sydney Basin bioregion, the Hunter Valley is one of the largest river valleys on the NSW coast, and is most commonly known for its wineries and coal industry.

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 September 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.

Australia Country in Oceania

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The population of 25 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.

Weston's post office opened on 25 January 1904. [7]

Notes

  1. 1 2 Based on 1:100000 map 9132 CESSNOCK.

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