Sandgate, New South Wales

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NewcastleNew South Wales
St Joseph Catholic Chapel, Sandgate.jpg
Sandgate is located in New South Wales
Coordinates32°52′4″S 151°42′22″E / 32.86778°S 151.70611°E / -32.86778; 151.70611Coordinates: 32°52′4″S 151°42′22″E / 32.86778°S 151.70611°E / -32.86778; 151.70611
Population305 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density132.6/km2 (343/sq mi)
Area2.3 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Location11 km (7 mi) NW of Newcastle
LGA(s)City of Newcastle
State electorate(s)Port Stephens
Federal Division(s)Newcastle
Suburbs around Sandgate:
Hexham Hexham Kooragang#Kooragang Island
Shortland Sandgate Kooragang
Shortland Warabrook Mayfield West

Sandgate is a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, located 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Newcastle's central business district. It is part of the City of Newcastle local government area.

It has a railway station on the Hunter Line. Within the suburb is the largest cemetery in Newcastle, Sandgate Cemetery, which includes the now-derelict rail-head station, formerly used by funeral trains from Honeysuckle near Newcastle.

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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Sandgate (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 February 2018. Edit this at Wikidata