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NewcastleNew South Wales
Population 6,044 (2016 census)
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2289
Elevation 22 m (72 ft)
Area 3 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
LGA(s) City of Newcastle
Parish Newcastle
State electorate(s)
  • Charlestown
  • Newcastle
Federal Division(s) Newcastle
Suburbs around Adamstown:
New Lambton Broadmeadow Broadmeadow
Kotara Adamstown Merewether
Adamstown Heights Merewether Heights Merewether

Adamstown is a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, located 6 kilometres (4 mi) from Newcastle's central business district. It is part of the City of Newcastle local government area.

Community support

Adamstown has a range of community support organisations. These include St Columbas Catholic Church and the Returned Serviceman's League sub-branch that is part of the Adamstown Community Club.


A number of schools are located in the suburb:

  • St Pius X High School (Years 7–10), first established in 1957 and became co-educational in 1983, absorbing the campus of St Anne's College, a girls' school established in 1966. Students transfer in year 11 to St Francis Xavier's College, Hamilton. In 2007, the school had an enrolment of 1,010 and a staff of 97.
  • Adamstown Primary School and St Columba's Primary School are also located within the suburb's boundaries.

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