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Tomago
New South Wales
Hexham.JPG
Hexham Bridge, seen from Tomago, connects Port Stephens to Newcastle
Population 271 (2011 census)
 • Density 7.1/km2 (18/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2322
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Area 38.1 km2 (14.7 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location
LGA(s) Port Stephens Council
Region Hunter
County Gloucester
Parish Stockton
State electorate(s) Port Stephens
Federal Division(s) Newcastle
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
27.9 °C
82 °F
6.4 °C
44 °F
1,125.6 mm
44.3 in
Suburbs around Tomago:
Tarro Heatherbrae, Raymond Terrace Williamtown
Tarro Tomago Williamtown, Fullerton Cove
Hexham Hexham, Kooragang Kooragang

Tomago is a combined industrial/semi-rural suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It is located just north of the Hunter River and west of the body of water known as Fullerton Cove. Tomago means "sweet water" in the local Aboriginal language.

Geography

Tomago is primarily flat with sandy soil and is surrounded on three sides by water. The Hunter River flows around the western and southern borders of the suburb. To the east is Fullerton Cove. There is no direct access to the land portion of the neighbouring suburbs of Tarro, Kooragang or Fullerton Cove. Access to and from Hexham is only possible via the Hexham bridges, which are actually located in the suburb of Tarro.

Hunter Region Botanic Gardens

The Hunter Region Botanic Gardens are adjacent to the eastern side of the Pacific Highway in the north of the suburb. The gardens cover an area of 140 ha (346 acres), including 30 ha (74 acres) of themed parks and 105 ha (259 acres) of natural bushland.

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