Singleton (map) is a town and local government area on the banks of the Hunter River, approximately 2.5 hours (183 km) northwest of Sydney (population circa 22,000). Major industries near Singleton include coal mining, power stations, vineyards, horse breeding and cattle production. It is also one of the wealthiest towns per capita in Australia due to the nearby coal mines.
Singleton's main districts include the town centre, Singleton Heights, Dunolly, Darlington, The Retreat and Hunterview. Surrounding villages include Broke, Camberwell, Jerry's Plains and Belford.
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