Holmesville, New South Wales

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Lake MacquarieNew South Wales
Population 1,419 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 747/km2 (1,930/sq mi)
Established 1895
Postcode(s) 2286
Area 1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Location 21 km (13 mi) W of Newcastle
LGA(s) City of Lake Macquarie
Parish Teralba
State electorate(s) Cessnock
Federal Division(s) Hunter
Suburbs around Holmesville:
West Wallsend West Wallsend Cameron Park
Killingworth Holmesville Edgeworth
Killingworth Killingworth Barnsley

Holmesville is a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 21 kilometres (13 mi) from Newcastle's central business district and close to the Sydney-Newcastle Freeway. It is part of the City of Lake Macquarie local government area.

Holmesville is the home town of Miss Universe winner, Jennifer Hawkins.[2]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "State Suburbs: Holmesville". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  2. ^ The centre of the universe

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Coordinates: 32°54′54″S 151°34′05″E / 32.915°S 151.568°E / -32.915; 151.568