Tascott, New South Wales

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Tascott
Central CoastNew South Wales
Population 1,696 (2006 census)
 • Density 771/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2250
Area 2.2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Location 7 km (4 mi) SW of Gosford
LGA(s) City of Gosford
Parish Patonga
State electorate(s) Gosford
Federal Division(s) Robertson
Suburbs around Tascott:
Point Clare Point Clare
Kariong Tascott Brisbane Water
Brisbane Water National Park Koolewong

Tascott is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia between Gosford and Woy Woy on Brisbane Water's western shore. It is part of the City of Gosford local government area.

It was founded by Thomas Alison Scott and his wife Mary Anne Scott. Thomas Alison Scott was the first person in Australia to grow sugar cane.[1]

The suburb contains Tascott railway station, which is on the Main North railway line, and a cake shop which sells cake and coffee.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gosford City Library. "Placenames". Retrieved 21 July 2007. 

Coordinates: 33°27′14″S 151°18′50″E / 33.454°S 151.314°E / -33.454; 151.314