Newcastle - NSW 2322

Chisholm is a suburb located within the 2322 postcode area in New South Wales, Australia. Chisholm is situated in the city of Maitland, which is part of the Lower Hunter Valley region of New South Wales. It is located approximately 166 kilometers north of Sydney. Chisholm is a relatively new suburb that has experienced rapid growth and development in recent years. The suburb of Chisholm was established in the early 2000s as a residential area to accommodate the increasing population demand in the Maitland region. It was named after Caroline Chisholm, a 19th-century social reformer and advocate for immigrant welfare.

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Is Chisholm North NSW a good suburb?

Chisholm offers a mix of housing styles, including detached homes, townhouses, and duplexes. It has attracted families and individuals looking for modern and affordable housing options in a convenient location. The suburb features well-designed streets, parks, and community facilities to cater to the needs of residents. Residents of Chisholm enjoy access to various amenities and services. The suburb has its own shopping center, schools, childcare centers, and medical facilities, providing convenience and essential services within the local area. Additionally, Chisholm is in close proximity to other commercial centers, recreational areas, and employment hubs in the broader Maitland region. The City of Maitland, under which Chisholm falls, offers a range of cultural, recreational, and leisure activities. Maitland is known for its preserved colonial architecture, historic sites, and annual events that celebrate the region’s heritage.

Schools near Chisholm

In addition to two childcare centres, Chisholm is home to a Catholic primary school, St Aloysius, and high school, St Bede’s Catholic College. The closest public primary school is Thornton Public School, and Francis Greenway is a public high school around 15 minutes away in Woodberry.

Chisholm Properties For Rent

We have a number of properties available for rent in the Chisholm area or surrounding suburbs. 

FAQs About Living in Chisholm, NSW

Chisholm is located within the local government area (LGA) of the City of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia.

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