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Encyclopedia > Redhead, New South Wales
Redhead
NewcastleNew South Wales
Population: 3336 (2006 census)
Established: 1829
Postcode: 2290
Area: 5.4 km² (2.1 sq mi)
Location:
LGA: City of Lake Macquarie
Parish: Kahibah
State District: Swansea, Charlestown
Federal Division: Shortland
Suburbs around Redhead:
Bennetts Green Dudley Dudley
Jewells Redhead Pacific Ocean
Belmont Belmont Pacific Ocean

Redhead is a coastal suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia, located 16 kilometres (10 mi) south of Newcastle's central business district on the Pacific Ocean. It was named for the appearance of its headland when viewed from the sea. This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... “NSW” redirects here. ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Australian postcodes have four digits; envelopes for posting from Australia reflect this. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... “km” redirects here. ... “Miles” redirects here. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... Charlestown is the largest town within the city (i. ... Map of Local Government Areas in New South Wales Types of LGAs in New South Wales The Local Government Areas of New South Wales, Australia have been subject to periodic bouts of restructuring and rationalisation by the State Government, involving voluntary and involuntary amalgamation of areas. ... Lake Macquarie is the name of a Local Government Area (the City of Lake Macquarie) located in NSW, Australia, approximately 150km north of Sydney, Australia, and 20km south of Newcastle. ... Parish Hall of St. ... State Electoral District is a term used to refer to a voting area within Australian states. ... Swansea is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. ... Charlestown is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. ... The Australian House of Representatives is elected from 150 single-member districts called Divisions. ... The Division of Shortland is an Australian Electoral Division in the state of New South Wales. ... Bennetts Green is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia, located southwest of Newcastles central business district on the eastern side of Lake Macquarie. ... Dudley is a southern coastal suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, located southwest of Newcastles central business district on the eastern side of Lake Macquarie. ... Dudley is a southern coastal suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, located southwest of Newcastles central business district on the eastern side of Lake Macquarie. ... Jewells is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia, located from Newcastles central business district on the eastern side of Lake Macquarie and northeast of the town of Belmont. ... Belmont (33°02′S 151°39′E) is a suburb within the city of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia. ... Belmont (33°02′S 151°39′E) is a suburb within the city of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia. ... Below is a list of suburbs that are located within the Greater Newcastle region in New South Wales, Australia. ... Lake Macquarie is the name of a Local Government Area (the City of Lake Macquarie) located in NSW, Australia, approximately 150km north of Sydney, Australia, and 20km south of Newcastle. ... “NSW” redirects here. ... “km” redirects here. ... “Miles” redirects here. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... The Central Business District of Sydney, Australia. ...


History

Early industries included a banana orchard and mining. A mine explosion killed five people in 1926. The suburb was developed in the late 1940s. The first school opened in 1908.


The suburb is best known for its beach which is a popular surfing location in Newcastle.


Over the past few years the suburb has been plagued by a number of fires.


External links

Coordinates: 33°00′36″S 151°43′23″E / -33.01, 151.723 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

  • Maps and aerial photos
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    • Satellite image from Google Maps, WikiMapia and MSN Live Local.
    • Topographic and bathymetric map from Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia.
  • History of Redhead

 
 

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