Maitland, New South Wales

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Maitland
New South Wales
Maitland Town Hall.jpg
Maitland Town Hall, High Street
Maitland is located in New South Wales
Maitland
Maitland
Coordinates 32°43′S 151°33′E / 32.717°S 151.550°E / -32.717; 151.550Coordinates: 32°43′S 151°33′E / 32.717°S 151.550°E / -32.717; 151.550
Population 67,132 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 513.6/km2 (1,330/sq mi)
Established 1820
Postcode(s) 2320
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Area 392 km2 (151.4 sq mi)[2]
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location
LGA(s) Maitland City Council
Region Hunter
County Northumberland
Parish Maitland
State electorate(s) Maitland
Federal Division(s)
Mean max temp[3] Mean min temp[3] Annual rainfall[3]
24.4 °C
76 °F
11.5 °C
53 °F
815.6 mm
32.1 in

Maitland is a city in New South Wales, Australia. The city is on the Hunter River. Maitland is 200 km north of Sydney and 30 km northwest of Newcastle. Maitland is sometimes called the largest city, that is not on the sea in New South Wales. The Maitland Gaol, which closed in 1998, is now a tourist attraction.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Maitland (NSW)(Urban Centre/Locality)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  2. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "2011 Community Profiles: Maitland (Local Government Area)". 2011 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Maitland Visitors Centre". Climate statistics for Australian locations. Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  4. "Maitland Gaol Home - Maitland Gaol - Tourist Attraction - Official Site". maitlandgaol.com.au. Retrieved 23 March 2010.