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Warnervale - Wadalba District

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Warnervale - Wadalba District is 15,539, with a population density of 3.49 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Warnervale - Wadalba District is bounded by Bushells Ridge Road and Gosford Road in the north, the railway line, Mona Road, Arizona Road, the suburb of Charmhaven, Mataram Road, the Pacific Highway and the locality of Kanwal in the east, the locality of Tuggerawong, Jensen Road, the Pacific Highway and the suburbs of Wyong and Watanobbi in the south, and the Pacific Motorway in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1820s, with land used mainly for farming. Some growth took place during the late 1800s. Significant development did not occur until the 1990s. Rapid growth took place from the early 1990s, with the population increasing more than six-fold between 1991 and 2011, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area. Growth is expected to continue.

Land use

Warnervale - Wadalba District is a new and rapidly developing residential area, with some industrial areas, an airport, and substantial rural and rural-residential areas.

Major features

Major features of the area include Wyong Hospital, Kanwal Medical Complex, Wadalba Shopping Village, Hamlyn Terrace Sporting Complex, Wyong Golf Practice Range, Applegum Park, Federation Park, Mascord Park, Mataram Ridge Park, Michael Gavin Park, Owl Park, Sterling Way Reserve, Wadalba Sports Complex, Wadalba Oval, Warnervale Athletics Track, Warnervale Park, Willow Park, Woongarrah Neighbourhood Park, Woongarrah Sports Fields, Warnervale Business Park, Warnervale Airport, the Warnervale railway station, Lakes Grammar Anglican School, MacKillop Catholic College Warnervale and several other schools.

Included areas

Warnervale - Wadalba District encompasses the suburbs and localities of Bushells Ridge, Halloran, Hamlyn Terrace, Wadalba, Wallarah, Warnervale and Woongarrah.