Somerton, New South Wales

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Somerton
New South Wales
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Hotel, Oxley Highway, Somerton
Somerton is located in New South Wales
Somerton
Somerton
Coordinates 30°56′S 150°38′E / 30.933°S 150.633°E / -30.933; 150.633Coordinates: 30°56′S 150°38′E / 30.933°S 150.633°E / -30.933; 150.633
Population 279 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 2340
Elevation 326 m (1,070 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Tamworth Regional Council
County Parry
State electorate(s) Tamworth
Federal Division(s) New England

Somerton is a village between the Peel River and the Oxley Highway in northern New South Wales Australia. In the 2006 Census, there were 279 persons usually resident in Somerton (Suburb): 50.9% were males and 49.1% were females.[2]

The area surrounding Somerton is an agricultural region where there is cropping, together with sheep and beef cattle breeding. Lucerne is grown along the fertile Peel River flats.

Services available in Somerton include a primary school, roadhouse, hotel and memorial hall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Somerton (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-07-15. 
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Somerton (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-07-15. 

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