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Scone is known as the Horse Capital of Australia and is located on the New England Highway 80km north of Singleton and 130km south of Tamworth. Scone is the largest township in Upper Hunter Shire, with a population of approximately 5,080 people.
Upper Hunter Shire Council
Phone: 02 6540 1100
Fax: 02 6545 2671
History of Scone (PDF 37KB)
Live and Work in Scone (PDF 1.36MB)
Upper Hunter Shire Council is a local government authority and provides an extensive array of services including health and building; town planning; aged care; sporting and recreational facilities; roads; libraries; garbage collection; airport facilities; saleyards; public venues; water; children, youth and families and tourist information.