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Thornton is a suburb in the City of Maitland, New South Wales, Australia. It has a station (opened in 1871[1]) on CityRail's Hunter line. It is about 1km north of the New England Highway.

Post code 2322, including Thornton, Beresfield, Tarro and Hexham, had a population of 14,654 in 2001.[2]

A new industrial estate and increased residential subdivisions have resulted in the RTA planning a major upgrade to the Weakleys Drive intersection, which was completed as of December 2008. DBT (Australia) opened their new complex here in December 2006.

It was built on top of a swamp.


  1. ^ "". Retrieved 2006-10-26. 
  2. ^ "2322 (Postal Area of Enumeration)". 2001 Census QuickStats. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2006-11-23. 

Coordinates: 32°47′S 151°38.5′E / -32.783, 151.6417

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