Gateshead, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Population3,145 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,165/km2 (3,020/sq mi)
Area2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
LGA(s)City of Lake Macquarie
State electorate(s)Charlestown
Federal Division(s)Shortland
Suburbs around Gateshead:
Charlestown Charlestown Whitebridge
Mount Hutton Gateshead Dudley
Windale Bennetts Green Redhead

Gateshead is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia, 12 kilometres (7 mi) from Newcastle's central business district on the eastern side of Lake Macquarie. It is part of the City of Lake Macquarie East ward, and is home to a number of primary and high schools and a private hospital. Gateshead is named after Gateshead, a town in North East England.[2]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Gateshead (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 February 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
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Coordinates: 32°58′55″S 151°41′35″E / 32.982°S 151.693°E / -32.982; 151.693