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Coastal Mid

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Coastal Mid is 2,350, with a population density of 0.12 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Coastal Mid is bounded by the localities of Tullarwalla and Sussex Inlet in the north, The Springs Road, Goonawarra Drive, the localities of Cudmirrah and Berrara and the Tasman Sea in the east, Narrawallee Creek, Croobyar Creek and the locality of Little Forest in the south, and the locality of Pointer Mountain, Bunnair Creek, the locality of Twelve Mile Peg, the Princes Highway, Mondayong Road and Wents Road in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, although population was minimal until the late 1800s. The most significant development occurred during the post-war years, particularly from the 1970s. The population has increased since the early 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Coastal Mid is a mainly rural area, with some small residential areas along the coast. Predominate industries include retail and tourism with the majority of the workforce commute to Nowra/Bomaderry or Milton/Ulladulla. Coastal Mid is between 53 to 56km from Nowra and 21 to 34km to Ulladulla.

Major features

Major features of the area include Conjola National Park, Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve, Yatteyattah Nature Reserve, Conjola Lake, Swan Lake, Pattimores Lagoon, Hazel Rowbotham Reserve, Hoylake Reserve, Lake Conjola Sportsground and various beaches.

Included areas

Coastal Mid includes the localities of Bendalong, Berringer Lake, Conjola, Conjola Park, Cunjurong Point, Fishermans Paradise, Lake Conjola, Manyana, Mondayong and Yatte Yattah.