Warabrook, New South Wales

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Warabrook
NewcastleNew South Wales
Coordinates 32°52′54″S 151°43′4″E / 32.88167°S 151.71778°E / -32.88167; 151.71778Coordinates: 32°52′54″S 151°43′4″E / 32.88167°S 151.71778°E / -32.88167; 151.71778
Population 2,091 (2011)[1]
 • Density 1,390/km2 (3,610/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2304
Area 1.5 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
Location 8 km (5 mi) NW of Newcastle
LGA(s) City of Newcastle
Parish Newcastle
State electorate(s) Port Stephens
Federal Division(s) Newcastle
Suburbs around Warabrook:
Sandgate Sandgate Mayfield West
Shortland Warabrook Mayfield West
Callaghan Waratah West Mayfield

Warabrook is a north-western suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, located 8 kilometres (5 mi) from Newcastle's central business district. It is part of the City of Newcastle local government area. The suburb is primarily residential but also includes a shopping centre, an aged care facility and a light industrial area.

Transport[edit]

Warabrook railway station opened in 1997 to serve the nearby University of Newcastle in Callaghan and Warabrook.[2] The station is served by NSW TrainLink's Hunter Line. The railway line is part of the Newcastle-Maitland line, the first section of the Main North line from Sydney to the New England region, opened in 1857.

Warabrook is serviced by two bus routes between Jesmond and Newcastle.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Warabrook (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Main North Line". www.nswrail.net. Retrieved 22 November 2006. 

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