Lisarow, New South Wales

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Lisarow
New South Wales
Lisarow - panoramio (1).jpg
Lisarow is located in New South Wales
Lisarow
Lisarow
Coordinates33°22′55.2″S 151°22′33.6″E / 33.382000°S 151.376000°E / -33.382000; 151.376000Coordinates: 33°22′55.2″S 151°22′33.6″E / 33.382000°S 151.376000°E / -33.382000; 151.376000
Population5,136 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density421.0/km2 (1,090/sq mi)
Postcode(s)2250
Area12.2 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Location8 km (5 mi) NNE of Gosford
LGA(s)Central Coast Council
RegionCentral Coast
ParishGosford
State electorate(s)The Entrance
Federal Division(s)Dobell
Suburbs around Lisarow:
Ourimbah Ourimbah Tumbi Umbi
Niagara Park Lisarow Mount Elliot
Narara Niagara Park Mount Elliot

Lisarow is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, located 8 kilometres (5 mi) north-northeast of Gosford's central business district via the Pacific Highway. It is part of the Central Coast Council local government area, and lies along its northern boundary.

The area was largely rural until urban encroachment in more recent decades. It is now a mainly residential area, composed of medium-density housing, with small rural properties on the fringes. There is also a substantial amount of industrial activity around the railway line and station.

Educational facilities in the suburb include Lisarow High School, Lisarow Primary School and Narara Public School.

The Test cricketer, Alan Davidson, hails from the town. Lisarow shares the largest cricket club on the Central Coast with Ourimbah, their club mascot is the magpie.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Lisarow (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata