Lake Heights, New South Wales

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Lake Heights
WollongongNew South Wales
Lake Heights is located in New South Wales
Lake Heights
Lake Heights
Coordinates34°29′07″S 150°51′58″E / 34.4854°S 150.8660°E / -34.4854; 150.8660Coordinates: 34°29′07″S 150°51′58″E / 34.4854°S 150.8660°E / -34.4854; 150.8660
Population3,845 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)City of Wollongong
State electorate(s)Wollongong
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Lake Heights:
Cringila Cringila Port Kembla
Berkeley Lake Heights Warrawong
Lake Illawarra

Lake Heights is a coastal suburb east of Berkeley and south of Cringila in the City of Wollongong.[2] At the 2016 census, it had a population of 3,845.[1]

The suburb gets its name from being above Lake Illawarra and most streets in the suburb enjoy views of the lake and escarpment.


The suburb's local Football (Soccer) club is Lake Heights Lions who are yet to have an official playing ground but train at Barina oval and occasionally play at John Crehan Park in Cringila. The club has a strong history of being one of the strongest teams in junior footballing and are known for their aggressive playing style.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Lake Heights". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Lake Heights". Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. New South Wales Government. Retrieved 16 July 2017.