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CessnockNew South Wales
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South Maitland Mines Rescue Station in Abermain
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Population 2,337 (2016 census)
 • Density 151.93/km2 (393.5/sq mi)
Established 1903
Gazetted 24 October 1975 (town)
23 October 2015 (locality)
Postcode(s) 2326
Elevation 29 m (95 ft)
Area 15.3822 km2 (5.9 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) Cessnock
Region Hunter
County Northumberland
Parish Heddon
State electorate(s) Cessnock
Federal Division(s) Hunter
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
24.2 °C
76 °F
10.5 °C
51 °F
743.3 mm
29.3 in
Suburbs around Abermain:
Cessnock Sawyers Gully Weston
Neath Abermain Pelaw Main
Cessnock Cessnock Richmond Vale

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.

Notable people

Les Lumsdon (1912–1977) cartoonist for Newcastle Morning Herald

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