Barnsley, New South Wales

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Barnsley
New South Wales
Population1,747 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density794/km2 (2,060/sq mi)
Postcode(s)2278
Area2.2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Location21 km (13 mi) W of Newcastle
LGA(s)City of Lake Macquarie
ParishTeralba
State electorate(s)Cessnock
Federal Division(s)Hunter
Suburbs around Barnsley:
Holmesville Holmesville Cameron Park
Killingworth Barnsley Edgeworth
Killingworth Teralba Teralba

Barnsley is a township in New South Wales, Australia, 21 kilometres (13 mi) west of Newcastle's central business district. It is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie local government area.

History[edit]

The area was first settled by Europeans in 1829. The town took its name from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, and its public school opened in 1865. In 1911 the population was 216.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Barnsley". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 September 2018. Edit this at Wikidata

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Coordinates: 32°55′55″S 151°35′06″E / 32.932°S 151.585°E / -32.932; 151.585