Branxton is a town in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Branxton is 171 kilometres (106 mi) north of Sydney via the Sydney-Newcastle Freeway and New England Highway.
Branxton is located mostly in Cessnock City Council, but part of it is in Singleton Shire.
Together with nearby Greta, it had a population of 5,429 in the 2011 Census.
Branxton is a busy service township with an IGA Supermarket, medical centre, swimming school, and an art school.
The town has several different sporting clubs. These include Greta Branxton Colts Rugby League Football Club, Greta Branxton Wildcats Soccer Club and Branxton District Netball Club. Branxton also has facilities for tennis, croquet, golf and athletics.