Arcadia Vale, New South Wales

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Arcadia Vale
New South Wales
Population 1,381 (2011 census)[1]
Established 1878
Postcode(s) 2283
Location 14 km (9 mi) ENE of Morisset
LGA(s) City of Lake Macquarie
Parish Awaba
State electorate(s) Lake Macquarie
Federal Division(s) Charlton
Suburbs around Arcadia Vale:
Awaba Buttaba Buttaba
Awaba Arcadia Vale Lake Macquarie
Myuna Bay Wangi Wangi Wangi Wangi

Arcadia Vale is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia between the town centres of Toronto and Morisset on the western shore of Lake Macquarie. It has a population of 1,381 down from 1,518 in 2006.

History[edit]

Arcadia Vale was subdivided in 1922. During the Great Depression, many out-of-work miners and their families moved into boatsheds on the waterfront. The first school opened in 1958.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Arcadia Vale (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 

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Coordinates: 33°03′43″S 151°35′13″E / 33.062°S 151.587°E / -33.062; 151.587