Somersby, New South Wales

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Central CoastNew South Wales
Population1,066 (2016 census)[1]
Location8 km (5 mi) NW of Gosford
LGA(s)Central Coast Council
State electorate(s)Gosford
Federal division(s)Robertson
Suburbs around Somersby:
Peats Ridge Palm Grove Ourimbah
Calga Somersby Narara
Mooney Mooney Creek Mooney Mooney Creek Kariong

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.

Heritage listings[edit]

Somersby has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Places of Worship[edit]

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Somersby (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Mount Penang Parklands". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H01667. Retrieved 18 May 2018.

Coordinates: 33°21′54″S 151°17′06″E / 33.365°S 151.285°E / -33.365; 151.285