Lemon Tree Passage, New South Wales
|Lemon Tree Passage|
New South Wales
|Population||2,547 (2011 census)|
|• Density||796/km2 (2,060/sq mi) [Note 1]|
|Area||3.2 km2 (1.2 sq mi)[Note 2]|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10)|
|• Summer (DST)||AEDT (UTC+11)|
|LGA(s)||Port Stephens Council|
|State electorate(s)||Port Stephens|
Lemon Tree Passage is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, located at the end of the Tilligerry Peninsula and surrounded by the waters of Port Stephens. At the 2011 census it had a population of 2,547. It is a haven for koalas due to it being densely wooded. The town has a small marina and the local industry is oyster farming.
Lemon Tree Passage has been the focus of an urban legend that states that if a motorist speeds down Lemon Tree Passage Road, they will experience supernatural phenomena. This urban legend provided the focus for the 2013 horror/thriller film Lemon Tree Passage.
- This is the average density of the whole suburb. However, approximately 1.8 square kilometres (0.7 sq mi) (56%) of the suburb is uninhabited. The average population density for the inhabited portion of the suburb is higher at 1,415 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,660/sq mi).
- Area calculation is based on 1:100000 map 9232 Newcastle. The area presented is that of the whole suburb. The residential portion of the suburb is only 1.4 square kilometres (0.5 sq mi) or 44% of the total area.
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- "Suburb Search - Local Council Boundaries - Hunter (HT)". New South Wales Division of Local Government. Archived from the original on 7 June 2008. Retrieved 27 May 2008.
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- Keene, Neil. "Road ghost star of horror movie". Herald Sun. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
- McGowan, Michael. "Lemon Tree Passage ghost hits big scream, video". The Herald. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
- Brown, TOdd. "Check The First Poster Art For David Campbell's LEMON TREE PASSAGE". Twitch Film. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
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