Booragul, New South Wales

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Booragul
New South Wales
Population 1,415 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 1,180/km2 (3,050/sq mi)
Established 1829
Postcode(s) 2284
Area 1.2 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Location 21 km (13 mi) WSW of Newcastle
LGA(s) City of Lake Macquarie
Parish Awaba
State electorate(s) Lake Macquarie
Federal Division(s) Charlton
Suburbs around Booragul:
Teralba Teralba Lake Macquarie
Fennell Bay Booragul Lake Macquarie
Woodrising Marmong Point Marmong Point

Booragul is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia, and is located north-northeast of the town of Toronto on the western shore Lake Macquarie.

Booragul railway station is on the Central Coast & Newcastle Line.

History[edit]

A slaughterhouse was among the early industries of Booragul. Booragul Public School opened in 1955. Booragul High opened in 1958. During World War II Booragul hosted an army camp, which later housed air force personnel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "State Suburbs: Booragul". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°56′S 151°37′E / 32.94°S 151.61°E / -32.94; 151.61