Pelican, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Population 841 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,110/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2281
Area 0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
LGA(s) City of Lake Macquarie
Parish Kahibah
State electorate(s) Swansea
Federal Division(s) Shortland
Suburbs around Pelican:
Lake Macquarie Marks Point Blacksmiths
Lake Macquarie Pelican Blacksmiths
Little Pelican Blacksmiths Blacksmiths

Pelican is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia, located 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Newcastle's central business district across the entrance to Lake Macquarie from the town of Swansea. It was known as Pelican Flat until 1991.

The public school opened in 1938.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "State Suburbs: Pelican". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 

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Coordinates: 33°04′55″S 151°38′35″E / 33.082°S 151.643°E / -33.082; 151.643