Osterley, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Osterley is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 32°43′24″S 151°42′04″E / 32.72333°S 151.70111°E / -32.72333; 151.70111Coordinates: 32°43′24″S 151°42′04″E / 32.72333°S 151.70111°E / -32.72333; 151.70111
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)[Note 1]
Area 3.8 km2 (1.5 sq mi)[Note 2]
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) Port Stephens Council[1]
Region Hunter[1]
County Durham[2]
Parish Seaham[2]
State electorate(s) Port Stephens[3]
Federal Division(s) Paterson[4]
Suburbs around Osterley:
Brandy Hill Brandy Hill, Nelsons Plains Nelsons Plains
Hinton Osterley Nelsons Plains
Duckenfield Millers Forest Millers Forest

Osterley is a small rural suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia.[1][2] Most of the small population lives in the elevated part of the suburb along Hinton Road, east of Barties Creek which is a tributary of the Hunter River. The area to the west of Barties creek is low-lying and subject to periodic flooding.[5]


  1. ^ Even though it is a small suburb, elevations in Osterley vary considerably from 0–18.9 m (0–62 ft). The average elevation along Hinton Road in the residential section of the suburb is approximately 5 m (16 ft). Elevations are as shown on 1:100000 map 9232 NEWCASTLE.
  2. ^ 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 23 June 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c "Osterley". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 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 23 June 2008. 
  5. ^ "Osterley". Land and Property Management Authority - Spatial Information eXchange. New South Wales Land and Property Information. Retrieved 23 June 2008.