Locality Guide "Wonderful Weston"
Weston is a town in the Hunter Region of NSW, Australia. It is part of the City of Cessnock local Government area, located approximately 11km from Cessnock. The 2011 population for Weston was 3,682.
Weston is bounded by the locality of Abermain in the West and Kurri Kurri in the East.
Settlement of the area dates from the late 1800s when coal was discovered and several collieries were established. In 1903 the town of Abermain sprung up at a pithead, based around the Abermain colliery.
Weston and Abermain is a mainly residential area with some industrial land use and surrounding rural areas.
Some features of the area include Werakata National Park, TAFE NSW Hunter institute- Kurri Kurri Campus, Abermain Centenary park, Chinamans hollow, Varty and Weston park plus local schools and transport
Weston also has direct access to the Hunter Express Way which allows residence to commute too and from the Upper Hunter and Newcastle with great ease.