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The Hill
NewcastleNew South Wales
Beacon Tower Rear.jpg
Beacon Tower, originally 7 m (23 ft) high was extended to 20 m (66 ft) in 1877 after the light had been obscured by the erection of a Wesley Parsonage.
Population 2,101 (2006 census)
 • Density 3,335/km2 (8,640/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2300
Area 0.63 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location
LGA(s) City of Newcastle
Region Hunter
County Northumberland
Parish Newcastle
State electorate(s) Newcastle
Federal Division(s) Newcastle
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
25.5 °C
78 °F
8.4 °C
47 °F
1,139.5 mm
44.9 in
Suburbs around The Hill:
Newcastle, Cooks Hill Newcastle Newcastle
Cooks Hill The Hill Newcastle
Bar Beach Tasman Sea Newcastle, Tasman Sea

The Hill is an inner city, residential suburb of Newcastle, in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, located immediately south of Newcastle's central business district. The Hill is filled with historic Victorian terraces and is the site of a historic convict prison block.

Beacon Tower
The obverse face of beacon tower, which was used as a navigational aid. Alterations to the bearings of the entrance channel led to commissioning of new lights in steel towers on other sites on 1 June 1918

As of January 2009, the average house price in The Hill was about A$537,500.

  1. Area calculation is based on 1:100000 map 9232 NEWCASTLE.


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