Description

Raymond Terrace is a town in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, about 26 km (16 mi) by road north of Newcastle on the Pacific Highway. Established in 1837 it is situated at the confluence of the Hunter and Williams rivers. The town was named after Lieutenant Raymond, who had explored the Hunter River in 1797 and described the terraced appearance of trees in the area. Governor Lachlan Macquarie camped in the area in 1818, using "Raymond Terrace" as the name for the place where his party had camped.

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Around Raymond Terrace NSW 2324


Our Picks on what to Do in Raymond Terrace NSW

Hunter Valley Paintball

Sketchley Cottage & Museum

Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve

Boomerang Park

Berry Park House NSW

Riverside Park

Our Picks on where to Stay in Raymond Terrace NSW

Peaceful Palms Bed and Breakfast

Colonial Terrace Motor Inn

Hathaway Bed & Breakfast

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Raymond Terrace NSW

Deepka Indian Restaurant

Addil Indian and Kebab Restaurant

Michel's Patisserie & Cafe

Shopping in Raymond Terrace NSW

Community Services  


Newcastle Visitor Information Centre
Old Civic Railway Station, 430 Hunter Street,
NEWCASTLE WEST NSW 2302

Port Stephens Council
116 Adelaide Street,
RAYMOND TERRACE NSW 2324

Raymond Terrace Police Station NSW
55 William Street,
RAYMOND TERRACE NSW 2324

Raymond Terrace Library NSW
18a Sturgeon Street,
RAYMOND TERRACE NSW 2324

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 6 m
  • Population: 12,820
  • State electorate(s): Port Stephens, Maitland
  • Federal Division(s): Paterson
  • Established (yr): 1837
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Maitland NSW 2320 (23.9 km, 23 mins)
Newcastle NSW 2300 (29 km, 30 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Raymond Terrace NSW is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

Awabakal

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