Description

Newman, originally named Mount Newman until 1981, is a town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. It is located about 1,186 kilometres (737 min) north of Perth, and 9 kilometres (5.6 min) north of the Tropic of Capricorn. It can be reached by the Great Northern Highway. Newman is a modern mining town, with homes contrasting with the surrounding reddish desert. The Hickman Crater is 35 kilometres (22 min) north of Newman.

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Newman Visitor Centre WA
Fortescue Avenue and Newman Drive,
NEWMAN WA 6753

Shire Of East Pilbara WA
Corner Kalgan & Newman Drives,
KALGAN WA 6330

Newman Police Station WA
48 Mindarra Drive,
NEWMAN WA 6753

Newman Hospital
54 Mindarra Drive,
NEWMAN WA 6753

Newman Community Library - WA
26 Kalgan Drive,
NEWMAN WA 6753

Newman Aquatic Centre WA
1 Iron Ore Parade,
NEWMAN WA 6753

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 544
  • Population: 4567
  • State electorate(s): Pilbara
  • Federal Division(s): Durack
  • Established (yr): 1966
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Carnarvon WA 6701 (478 km, 5 hrs 1 min)
Marble Bar WA 6760 (307 km, 3 hrs 55 mins)
Tom Price WA 6751 (276 km, 2 hrs 57 mins)