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Overview Cessnock is a city in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia. It is around 52 kilometres by road west of Newcastle. It was once known as ‘the Coalfields’ and gateway city to the Hunter Valley’s vineyards. As per the 2016 population census, there were 21,725 people in the suburb.
Living in Cessnock As the city is located in the rich alluvial and volcanic soils in the Hunter Valley, the area is rich in coal. The Greater Cessnock contains many buildings and sites that are registered on the Register of the National Estate. Also, the city is served with both buses and trains that connect it to other neighbouring suburbs. Some popular in Cessnock includes day trips & excursions, museums, helicopter & balloon tours, nature & parks, wine tastings, nature & parks, and shopping.
History of Cessnock Cessnock was inhabited by the Wonnarua people, with many indigenous places in Cessnock, including Laguna, Nulkaba, Kurri Kurri, Congewai, and Wollombi. Named by Scottish settler John Campbell, the area experienced settlement in the 1820s. The establishment of the South Maitland Coalfields generated huge land settlements during 1903 and 1923.
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