Singleton is the geographical heart of the Hunter Valley. Singleton economy is largely dependent on coal mines.
Attractions in the town
Some of the attractions in the town are Monolithic Sundial situated on River Bank in the James Cook Park on Ryan Avenue. Markets are situated in Burdekin Park on New England Highway.
Attractions in the Area
Royal Australian Infantry corps museum is located approximately 5 km south of Singleton. This museum traces the developments of the infantry corps. Village fair is conducted in the month of September at Broke which is situated approximately 26 km to the south of Singleton. Yengo National Park is situated approximately 15 km to the south where it has extensive Aboriginal Carvings and paintings. Wollemi National Park is situated 15 km South West where a large wilderness park welcome`s the visitor. At Hillside Orange Orchard one can pick their own oranges and it is located 25 km south west on Windsor-Putty Road.