The Hill, New South Wales

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The Hill
NewcastleNew South Wales
Beacon Tower Rear.jpg
Beacon Tower, originally 7 m (23 ft) high was extended to 20 m (66 ft) in 1877 after the light had been obscured by the erection of a Wesley Parsonage.
The Hill is located in New South Wales
The Hill
The Hill
Coordinates 32°55′54″S 151°46′34″E / 32.93167°S 151.77611°E / -32.93167; 151.77611Coordinates: 32°55′54″S 151°46′34″E / 32.93167°S 151.77611°E / -32.93167; 151.77611
Population 2,101 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 3,335/km2 (8,640/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2300
Area 0.63 km2 (0.2 sq mi)Note1
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) City of Newcastle[2]
Region Hunter[2]
County Northumberland[3]
Parish Newcastle[3]
State electorate(s) Newcastle[4]
Federal Division(s) Newcastle[5]
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
25.5 °C
78 °F
8.4 °C
47 °F
1,139.5 mm
44.9 in
Suburbs around The Hill:
Newcastle, Cooks Hill Newcastle Newcastle
Cooks Hill The Hill Newcastle
Bar Beach Tasman Sea Newcastle, Tasman Sea

The Hill is an inner city, residential suburb of Newcastle, in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, located immediately south of Newcastle's central business district.[2][6] The Hill is filled with historic Victorian terraces and is the site of a historic convict prison block[citation needed]. As of January 2009, the average house price in The Hill was about A$537,500.[7]


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


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "The Hill (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-01-21.  Map
  2. ^ a b c "Suburb Search - Local Council Boundaries - Hunter (HT) - Newcastle City Council". New South Wales Division of Local Government. Retrieved 2009-01-21. 
  3. ^ a b "The Hill". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2009-01-21. 
  4. ^ "Newcastle". New South Wales Electoral Commission. 24 March 2007. Retrieved 2009-01-21. 
  5. ^ "Newcastle". Australian Electoral Commission. 19 October 2007. Retrieved 2009-01-21. 
  6. ^ "The Hill". Land and Property Management Authority - Spatial Information eXchange. New South Wales Land and Property Information. Retrieved 2009-01-21. 
  7. ^ "The Hill suburb profile @". Retrieved 2009-01-21.