East Seaham, New South Wales

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East Seaham
New South Wales
Welcome to East Seaham sign on East Seaham Road.jpg
Welcome to East Seaham sign
East Seaham is located in New South Wales
East Seaham
East Seaham
Coordinates 32°38′24″S 151°44′54″E / 32.64000°S 151.74833°E / -32.64000; 151.74833Coordinates: 32°38′24″S 151°44′54″E / 32.64000°S 151.74833°E / -32.64000; 151.74833
Postcode(s) 2324
Area 37.6 km2 (14.5 sq mi)[Note 1]
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) Port Stephens Council[1]
Region Hunter[1]
County Gloucester[2]
Parish Wilmot[2]
State electorate(s) Port Stephens[3]
Federal Division(s) Paterson[4]
Mean max temp[5] Mean min temp[5] Annual rainfall[5]
27.9 °C
82 °F
6.4 °C
44 °F
1,121.3 mm
44.1 in
Suburbs around East Seaham:
Clarence Town Clarence Town Clarence Town
Glen Oak, Seaham East Seaham Balickera
Seaham Eagleton Balickera

East Seaham is a primarily rural suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia.[1][2] It is situated on the east bank of the Williams River, opposite Glen Oak and Seaham.[6] At the 2011 census, the population of East Seaham and the adjacecent suburb of Balickera was 359, with the two suburbs having an average population density of 5.5/km2 (14/sq mi).[7]

The Greswick Public School operated in East Seaham between 1895 and 1937, supported by the development of farms in and around East Seaham. The schoolhouse was moved to Seaham after a bushfire in 1939 and operated as Seaham Public School until the 1960s.[8]


  1. ^ Area calculation is based on 1:100000 map 9232 NEWCASTLE.


  1. ^ a b c "Suburb Search - Local Council Boundaries - Hunter (HT) - Port Stephens". New South Wales Division of Local Government. Archived from the original on 21 June 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c "East Seaham". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 June 2008. 
  3. ^ "Port Stephens". New South Wales Electoral Commission. 28 March 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Paterson". Australian Electoral Commission. 19 October 2007. Archived from the original on 29 October 2009. Retrieved 29 June 2008. 
  5. ^ a b c "Raymond Terrace (Wallaroo State Forest)". Climate statistics for Australian locations. Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 29 June 2008. 
  6. ^ "East Seaham". Land and Property Management Authority - Spatial Information eXchange. New South Wales Land and Property Information. Retrieved 29 June 2008. 
  7. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "East Seaham (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 October 2012.  Edit this at Wikidata
  8. ^ Hunter, C 2001, Port Stephens Heritage, Port Stephens Council Community Based Heritage Study Committee, Raymond Terrace, NSW.