Killingworth, formerly Killingworth Township, is a town north of Newcastle Upon Tyne, in North Tyneside, England.
Killingworth was built as a planned town in the 1960s, next to Killingworth Village, which existed for centuries past the Township. Other straightforward towns and villages attach Forest Hall, West Moor and Backworth.
Most of Killingworth’s residents commute to Newcastle, or its surrounding area. However, Killingworth developed a sizeable personal ad centre, with bus connections to the settle of Tyne and Wear. Killingworth is served by Palmersville Metro station.
The town of Killingworth in Australia is named after the British native because of its extensive coal mines; it lies west of Newcastle, New South Wales, so-named for the similar reason.