Somersby, New South Wales
Central Coast, New South Wales
|Population||1,066 (2016 census)|
|Location||8 km (5 mi) NW of Gosford|
|LGA(s)||Central Coast Council|
Somersby is a semi-rural locality of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, to the northwest of Gosford along the Pacific Highway. It is part of the Central Coast Council local government area.
Somersby includes sections of the Brisbane Water National Park, within which Somersby Falls are located, as well as the Mount Penang Parklands which are used as a festival and exhibition centre. The Woolshed Function Centre, Australian Reptile Park, a small industrial area near the Kariong Interchange, two juvenile justice centres, and a primary school are features of Somersby. Old Sydney Town, now defunct, was a popular tourist destination in Somersby.
Somersby has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Somersby (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
- "Mount Penang Parklands, New South Wales State Heritage Register (NSW SHR) Number H01667". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
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