Abermain, New South Wales

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Abermain
CessnockNew South Wales
Abermain is located in New South Wales
Abermain
Abermain
Coordinates 32°48′26″S 151°25′39″E / 32.80722°S 151.42750°E / -32.80722; 151.42750Coordinates: 32°48′26″S 151°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[edit]

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[edit]

  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. ^ a b c "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. ^ a b c "Cessnock Aurport AWS". Climate statistics for Australian locations. Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  16. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, archived from the original on 2008-08-19, retrieved 2009-06-11