Koolewong, New South Wales

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Central CoastNew South Wales
Koolewong Ridge - panoramio (21).jpg
Koolewong, Central Coast, NSW
Population871 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density440/km2 (1,130/sq mi)
Area2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
LGA(s)Central Coast Council
State electorate(s)Gosford
Federal Division(s)Robertson
Suburbs around Koolewong:
Brisbane Water National Park Koolewong Brisbane Water
Brisbane Water National Park Woy Woy Bay Woy Woy

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.

The suburb contains Koolewong railway station, which is on the Main North railway line.


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.[2]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Koolewong". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Koolewong (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 October 2013. Edit this at Wikidata

Coordinates: 33°27′58″S 151°19′05″E / 33.466°S 151.318°E / -33.466; 151.318