Branxton, New South Wales facts for kids
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Branxton is located mostly in Cessnock City Council, but part of it is in Singleton Shire.
Together with nearby Greta, it had a population of 5,429 in the 2011 Census.
Branxton is a busy service township with an IGA Supermarket, medical centre, swimming school, and an art school.
The town has several different sporting clubs. These include Greta Branxton Colts Rugby League Football Club, Greta Branxton Wildcats Soccer Club and Branxton District Netball Club. Branxton also has facilities for tennis, croquet, golf and athletics.
An infamous road sign on one approach to the town states that Branxton has "two cemeteries and no hospital!" The sign, erected by the local Lions Club, is meant to act as a deterrent to rule-breaking motorists.
Branxton is located on the Main Northern railway line and has its own railway station, served by NSW TrainLink's Hunter line.
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