Somerton is a village between Tamworth and Gunnedah on the Oxley Highway in northern New South Wales Australia. In the 2011 census, there were 573 persons usually resident in Somerton: 298 males and 275 females. Somerton Village adjoins the plentiful Peel River.
The area surrounding Somerton is an agricultural region specialising in broad-acre cropping and large scale grazing. Lucerne is grown along the fertile Peel River flats.
Services available in Somerton include a primary school, roadhouse, hotel and memorial hall. Somerton is located within close proximity to a number of key employment hubs in the New England region, including the regional cities of Tamworth and Gunnedah.