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Overview Jesmond is a suburb of Newcastle, situated almost 10 kilometres west of Newcastle's central business district. As per the 2016 census, Jesmond has a population of 3,045. The suburbs neighbouring Jesmond are Birmingham Gardens, Callaghan, Wallsend, North Lambton, and Lambton.
Living in Jesmond Most residents of this suburb are Australians and international students attending the University of Newcastle as it's just a stone's throw away from the said Uni.
The main shopping centre in the suburb is in Jesmond Central, where there are dozens of shops and groceries, including Woolworths, restaurants, and some fast-food chains.
There are also open areas in the suburb, like the Jesmond Park and Jesmond Park Disc Golf Course, where residents can enjoy recreational activities outdoor. Besides being nearby the University of Newcastle, several schools operate in the suburb, such as the Callaghan College - Jesmond Campus, Jesmond Public School, and Heaton Public School.
History of Jesmond Before the arrival of the European settlers, the inhabitants of the area were the Awabakal Aboriginal group.
Jesmond's first settler from Europe was called "Dark Creek". During the suburb's early years, most of the land was used for orchards and steam saw-mills. By 1883, Jesmond already had 600 residents and soap works operated in the area.
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