Description

Cessnock is a city in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, about 52 km (32 mi) by road west of Newcastle. It is the administrative centre of the City of Cessnock LGA and was named after an 1826 grant of land called Cessnock Estate, which was owned by John Campbell. The local area was once known as "The Coalfields", and it is the gateway city to the vineyards of the Hunter Valley, which includes Pokolbin, Mount View, Lovedale, Broke, Rothbury, and Branxton.

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Around Cessnock NSW 2325


Our Picks on what to Do in Cessnock NSW

Cessnock Regional Art Gallery

Hunter Valley Zoo

Cessnock Performing Arts Centre

Kitchener Dam

The Skin Salon Medispa

Werakata National Park NSW

Our Picks on where to Stay in Cessnock NSW

Royal Oak Hotel

Cumberland Motor Inn

Aussie Rest Motel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Cessnock NSW

Vincent Street Kitchen and Bar

Peden's Hotel

The Mine Shaft Restaurant

Shopping in Cessnock NSW

Community Services  


Hunter Valley Visitor Information Centre
455 Wine Country Drive,
NULKABA NSW 2325

Cessnock City Council
62-78 Vincent Street,
CESSNOCK NSW 2325

Cessnock Police Station
227 Maitland Road,
CESSNOCK NSW 2325

Cessnock Hospital
24 View Street,
CESSNOCK NSW 2325

Cessnock City Library - NSW
65-67 Vincent Street,
CESSNOCK NSW 2325

Cessnock Pool NSW
1A Allandale Road,
CESSNOCK NSW 2325

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 80 m
  • Population: 21,725
  • State electorate(s): Cessnock, Upper Hunter
  • Federal Division(s): Hunter
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Maitland NSW 2320 (26.6 km, 28 mins)
Singleton NSW 2330 (45.2 km, 37 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Cessnock NSW is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

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