Koolewong, New South Wales
Central Coast, New South Wales
Koolewong, Central Coast, NSW
|Population||871 (2016 census)|
|• Density||440/km2 (1,130/sq mi)|
|Area||2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||Central Coast Council|
Koolewong is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia between Gosford and Woy Woy, and is mostly on a hill overlooking Brisbane Water. It is part of the Central Coast Council local government area.
Koolewong is an Aboriginal word for koalas there amongst local Indigenous peoples.
The area was occupied by the Guringai tribes until Europeans settled in the 1830s.
The population of the suburb recorded at the 2016 census was 871; an increase from the 794 recorded in 2011.
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