Community Profile

The Singleton Local Government Area (LGA) (map) covers 4,893km2 and is located 200km north-west of Sydney and 80km inland from Newcastle. It includes the township of Singleton, as well as a number of villages including Broke, Milbrodale, Bulga, Jerrys Plains, Putty and rural areas such as Whittingham, Mount Olive, Belford, Kirkton, Camberwell and Elderslie.

Singleton is located in the heart of the Hunter Valley on the junction of the New England and Golden highways and is surrounded by World Heritage National Parks – Wollemi and Yengo - as well as Mt Royal National Park.

The Singleton community has access to eight public schools, two private schools, a TAFE NSW Campus, a community college and is in proximity to the University of Newcastle. It also has generous sporting amenities, many shopping options and modern public amenities. The area has experienced a prolonged period of steady population growth driven by business and industry resulting in a predominantly young, employed labour force and a low unemployment rate.

This website provides demographic insights for Singleton. For further information about Singleton's dynamic community, please contact the Singleton Council Community Development Officer on (02) 6578 7216.

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