Wallalong, New South Wales

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Wallalong
New South Wales
Wallalong is located in New South Wales
Wallalong
Wallalong
Coordinates 32°41′54″S 151°39′04″E / 32.69833°S 151.65111°E / -32.69833; 151.65111Coordinates: 32°41′54″S 151°39′04″E / 32.69833°S 151.65111°E / -32.69833; 151.65111
Population 938 (2011 census)[1][Note 1]
 • Density 86.9/km2 (224.9/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2320
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)[Note 2]
Area 10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi)[Note 3]
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location
LGA(s) Port Stephens Council[3]
Region Hunter[3]
County Durham[4]
Parish Butterwick[4]
State electorate(s) Maitland[5]
Federal Division(s) Paterson[6]
Mean max temp[7] Mean min temp[7] Annual rainfall[7]
29.6 °C
85 °F
6.1 °C
43 °F
925.2 mm
36.4 in
Suburbs around Wallalong:
Woodville Woodville Seaham
Woodville, Largs Wallalong Seaham
Largs Phoenix Park, Hinton Hinton

Wallalong is a rural suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia.[3][4] The suburb is bisected by High Street, along which a small residential zone of 938 people exists. To the east and west of this area the suburb is almost exclusively rural.[2]

Wallalong is said to mean a flat near a river or creek in a local Indigenous language.[8]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ ABS QuickStats data for Wallalong only covers only the residential section of the suburb.[1][2] Data for the remainder of the suburb is included in the ABS QuickStats for other suburbs including Nelsons Plains and Woodville.
  2. ^ Average elevation of the suburb as shown on 1:100000 map 9232 NEWCASTLE.
  3. ^ Area calculation is based on 1:100000 map 9232 NEWCASTLE.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Wallalong (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Wallalong". Land and Property Management Authority - Spatial Information eXchange. New South Wales Land and Property Information. Retrieved 10 September 2008. 
  3. ^ a b c "Suburb Search - Local Council Boundaries - Hunter (HT) - Port Stephens". New South Wales Division of Local Government. Retrieved 10 September 2008. 
  4. ^ a b c "Wallalong". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 September 2008. 
  5. ^ "Maitland". New South Wales Electoral Commission. 24 March 2007. Retrieved 10 September 2008. 
  6. ^ "Paterson". Australian Electoral Commission. 19 October 2007. Retrieved 10 September 2008. 
  7. ^ a b c "Paterson (Tocal AWS)". Climate statistics for Australian locations. Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 10 September 2008. 
  8. ^ http://www2.ncc.nsw.gov.au/library/placea.cfm?FIRST=w