Abermain, New South Wales facts for kids
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Cessnock, New South Wales
South Maitland Mines Rescue Station in Abermain
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|Population||2,337 (2016 census)|
|• Density||151.93/km2 (393.5/sq mi)|
|Gazetted||24 October 1975 (town)
23 October 2015 (locality)
|Elevation||29 m (95 ft)|
|Area||15.3822 km2 (5.9 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10)|
|• Summer (DST)||AEDT (UTC+11)|
Abermain is a town 8 km ENE of Cessnock and 3 km west of Weston, in New South Wales, Australia. Abermain is adjacent to Werakata National Park.
Abermain Post Office opened on 1 June 1904. In 1882 Professor Sir Tannatt William Edgeworth David was appointed by NSW Department of Mines to undertake a survey to discover the possibility of coal. Australian's second Mine Rescue Station was constructed in 1926 and at cost of £20,000.
Schools and education
Abermain is home to Holy Spirit Infants School and Aspect Hunter School, both non-government schools, and Abermain Public School, founded in 1909.
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