Newcastle - NSW 2285

Edgeworth is a suburb located in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It falls under the local government area (LGA) of Lake Macquarie City Council. The postcode for Edgeworth is 2285. Established in the early 1900s, Edgeworth started as a small mining town due to the presence of coal deposits in the area. It experienced significant growth during the mid-20th century when it became a popular residential suburb for workers in the nearby coal mines and industries.

Key Demographics of Edgeworth



Median Sales Price of Houses


Median Sales Price of Units & Apartments


Median Rental Return of Houses

$550 per week

Median Rental Return of Units & Apartments

$467 per week

Is Edgeworth NSW a good suburb?

Today, Edgeworth is a well-established suburb with a mix of residential, commercial, and light industrial areas. It offers various amenities and services, including schools, parks, shopping centers, and recreational facilities. The suburb is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and affordable housing options, attracting both young families and professionals. Edgeworth is conveniently located approximately 18 kilometers west of the city center of Newcastle. It offers easy access to major transport routes, including the Newcastle Inner City Bypass, allowing residents to commute to nearby areas and the Newcastle CBD with relative ease. Overall, Edgeworth is a vibrant and growing suburb that provides a convenient and comfortable lifestyle for its residents.

Schools near Edgeworth

Edgeworth has three schools within its boundaries. Edgeworth Public School, and Edgeworth Heights Public School, are coeducational primary school, serving years K-6, while St Benedict’s Primary School is a Catholic school serving years K-6.

Edgeworth Properties For Rent

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

FAQs About Living in Edgeworth NSW

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

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