Muswellbrook is a town in the Upper Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, about 243 km (151 mi) north of Sydney and 127 km (79 mi) north-west of Newcastle. Geologically, Muswellbrook is situated in the northern parts of the Sydney basin, bordering the New England region. The area is predominantly known for coal mining and horse breeding but has also developed a reputation for gourmet food and wine production. Muswellbrook has a population of over 12000. Located to the south of the Muswellbrook township are two coal-fuelled power stations, Liddell and Bayswater. They were commissioned in 1973 and mid-1980s respectively and employ approximately 500 people from the area.

Images around Muswellbrook NSW 2333

Around Muswellbrook NSW 2333

Our Picks on what to Do in Muswellbrook NSW

Weeraman Fields

The Global Village Motorfest and Fair

Simpson Park

Muswellbrook Heritage Walk

Highbrook Park

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Our Picks on where to Stay in Muswellbrook NSW

Noahs Mid City Motor Inn

Red Cedar Motel

Remington Motor Inn

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Muswellbrook NSW

Lucky Inn Chinese Restaurant

Hunter Belle Cheese

Royal Hotel

Shopping in Muswellbrook NSW

Community Services  

Muswellbrook Visitors Centre
Market Street &, William Street,

Muswellbrook Shire Council
157 Maitland Street,

Muswellbrook Police Station NSW
26 William Street,

Muswellbrook Hospital
Brentwood St,

Muswellbrook Aquatic & Fitness Centre
Wilkinson Avenue,

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 220 m
  • Population: 12,075
  • State electorate(s): Upper Hunter
  • Federal Division(s): Hunter
  • Established (yr): 1833
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Merriwa NSW 2329 (75.5 km, 54 mins)
Scone NSW 2337 (29 km, 25 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Muswellbrook NSW is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.