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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Our Picks on what to Do in Cessnock NSW

Cessnock Performing Arts Centre

Cessnock Regional Art Gallery

The Skin Salon Medispa

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Cumberland Motor Inn

Aussie Rest Motel

Royal Oak Hotel

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Peden's Hotel

Vincent Street Kitchen and Bar

The Mine Shaft Restaurant

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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.

Travel To  

Maitland NSW 2320 (26.6 km, 28 mins)