Tascott, New South Wales

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Tascott
Central CoastNew South Wales
Tascott railway station wik.jpg
Population 1,602 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density 728/km2 (1,890/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2250
Area 2.2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Location 7 km (4 mi) SW of Gosford
LGA(s) Central Coast Council
Parish Patonga
State electorate(s) Gosford
Federal Division(s) Robertson
Suburbs around Tascott:
Point Clare Point Clare
Kariong Tascott Brisbane Water
Brisbane Water National Park Koolewong

Tascott is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia between Gosford and Woy Woy on Brisbane Water's western shore. It is part of the Central Coast Council local government area.

It was founded by Thomas Alison Scott and his wife Mary Anne Scott. Thomas Alison Scott was the first person in Australia to grow sugar cane.[2]

The suburb contains Tascott railway station, which is on the Main North railway line.

The population of the suburb recorded at the 2016 census was 1,602; a decrease from the 1,706 recorded in 2011.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tascott". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 November 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Gosford City Library. "Placenames". Archived from the original on 29 August 2007. Retrieved 21 July 2007. 
  3. ^ "2011 Census QuickStats - Tascott". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 

Coordinates: 33°27′14″S 151°18′50″E / 33.454°S 151.314°E / -33.454; 151.314