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NewcastleNew South Wales
Population 5,136 (2016 census)
 • Density 658/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2287
Area 7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Location 16 km (10 mi) WNW of Newcastle
LGA(s) City of Newcastle
Parish Hexham
State electorate(s) Wallsend
Federal Division(s) Newcastle
Suburbs around Fletcher:
Black Hill
Minmi Fletcher Maryland

Fletcher is an outer western suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, located 16 kilometres (10 mi) from Newcastle's central business district on the western edge of the City of Newcastle local government area.

Fletcher had a population of over 5,000 in 2016.

The suburb also has a small shopping centre which features a Coles Supermarket, a bakery, butchers, cafe, Subway restaurant, Dominos, hair salon, and a liquor store. There is also an Aldi store in the area. Fletcher also has Oak Close Reserve which is a recreational and sports area.

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