Warriewood, New South Wales

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Warriewood
SydneyNew South Wales
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Warriewood Beach
Warriewood is located in New South Wales
Warriewood
Warriewood
Coordinates 33°41′24″S 151°17′46″E / 33.690°S 151.296°E / -33.690; 151.296Coordinates: 33°41′24″S 151°17′46″E / 33.690°S 151.296°E / -33.690; 151.296
Population 4,994 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2102
Location 26 km (16 mi) north of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) Northern Beaches Council
State electorate(s) Pittwater
Federal Division(s) Mackellar
Suburbs around Warriewood:
Ingleside Mona Vale Mona Vale
Ingleside Warriewood Tasman Sea
Elanora Heights North Narrabeen North Narrabeen

Warriewood is a suburb in northern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Warriewood is located 26 kilometres north of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Northern Beaches Council. Warriewood is part of the Northern Beaches region.

History[edit]

Warriewood takes its name from the Warriewood Estate that was subdivided in 1906 by Henry F. Halloran, who had purchased it from the McPherson family.[2]

Commercial areas[edit]

Warriewood features Warriewood Square a medium-sized shopping mall. Warriewood also has a cinema complex, a mini putt-putt golf and a swimming beach.

Education[edit]

Warriewood has a Catholic high school, Mater Maria Catholic College.

Housing[edit]

Warriewood Valley was identified by the NSW State Government as a potential land release area. It was subsequently rezoned to allow intensification of residential dwellings and infrastructure. The rezoning and development of Warriewood valley has also resulted in the cleaning up of the water bodies and wetlands and water management techniques were applies to deal with the flooding.[3]

Infrastructure[edit]

Warriewood has a sewage treatment plant operated by Sydney Water.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2006
  2. ^ The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollon, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8, page 263
  3. ^ http://www.pittwater.nsw.gov.au/building__and__development/land_release_projects/warriewood_valley Pittwater Council: Warriewood Valley

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