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23rd April 2019
Reference:   11925
Placename:   Cessnock
Designation:   City
Status:   Assigned 24th October 1975
Previous Name:   Village of Cessnock
GNB File:   GNB3567
LGA:   Cessnock
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 50 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 21 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 49 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 21 04
Topographic Map:   Cessnock
1:100000 Map:   Cessnock 9132
Parish:   Cessnock
County:   Northumberland
Description:   A city about 1.5 km NW of Aberdare and about 3 km SSE of Nulkaba.
Origin:   Named after Campbell's 1560 acre grant of 1826 called Cessnock Estate. Historical Tours in Greater Cessnock. 994.4/123 CESSNOCK - Property name of John Campbell, settler, P 125. (information from RAHS Journal Vol. 39 Pt. 3)
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