East Seaham, New South Wales

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East Seaham
New South Wales
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. 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. 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. 
  8. ^ Hunter, C 2001, Port Stephens Heritage, Port Stephens Council Community Based Heritage Study Committee, Raymond Terrace, NSW.