Warrawong, New South Wales
Wollongong, New South Wales
|LGA(s)||City of Wollongong|
Two meanings are given for the aboriginal word Warrawong, "a whiting" and the "side of a hill".
Long a farming area, after the first land grants were made in the area in 1815, Warrawong began to be developed as a suburb only in the 1930s.
Warrawong has a high proportion of immigrants. Of a population of 5,091, 1,951 (39.0%) were born overseas.
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- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Warrawong (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-01-04.
- "Place Names of the Wollongong Region". Wollongong City Library. Archived from the original on December 30, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-04.
- "Warrawong History". Wollongong City Library.
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