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Chatham NSW


Located in the Taree – Gloucester area of New South Wales, Chatham is in the Port Macquarie-Hastings local government area, and within the electoral seat of Lyne.

Chatham at a glance

Postcode 2430
Latitude -32.0705367
Longitude 152.5355518
Altitude 5.373253822 (metres above sea level)

Population of Chatham NSW

At the 2021 national census, the population of 2430 (Including Chatham) was 36841 people. Out of those, 17804 were male and 19041 were female.

3489 (9.47%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 30458 people were born in Australia. 3430 (9.31%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Chatham

Here is a map of Chatham, New South Wales and surrounds.

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