West Gosford, New South Wales

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West Gosford
Central CoastNew South Wales
Gosford Henry Kendall Cottage 001.JPG
Henry Kendall Cottage at West Gosford
West Gosford is located in New South Wales
West Gosford
West Gosford
Coordinates33°24′54″S 151°19′5″E / 33.41500°S 151.31806°E / -33.41500; 151.31806Coordinates: 33°24′54″S 151°19′5″E / 33.41500°S 151.31806°E / -33.41500; 151.31806
Population1,335 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density342/km2 (887/sq mi)
Area3.9 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Location2 km (1 mi) W of Gosford
LGA(s)Central Coast Council
State electorate(s)Gosford
Federal division(s)Robertson
Suburbs around West Gosford:
Somersby Narara Narara
Kariong West Gosford Gosford
Kariong Point Clare Gosford

West Gosford is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. It is part of the Central Coast Council local government area. West Gosford is home to the Henry Kendall cottage and was home to the Gosford Classic Car Museum prior to its 2019 closure.[2] While there is some residential areas, West Gosford is known as a retail and industry hub. Bunnings, Spotlight, Anaconda and Officeworks join the Gosford RSL and a Reliance Super Clinic along the Central Coast Highway. The West Gosford shopping centre, containing Coles supermarket is in Brisbane Water Drive. Primewest's shopping centre is in nearby Manns Road.


In the 2016 Census, there were 1,335 people in West Gosford. 70.8% of people were born in Australia and 82.7% of people spoke only English at home. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 28.6%, Anglican 20.9% and Catholic 20.6%.[1]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "West Gosford (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 May 2016. Edit this at WikidataCC-BY icon.svg Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
  2. ^ https://www.caradvice.com.au/729435/gosford-classic-car-museum-closes/