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Hamlyn Terrace - Wadalba

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Hamlyn Terrace - Wadalba is 8,629, with a population density of 9.90 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Hamlyn Terrace - Wadalba is bounded by Sparks Road in the north, the Pacific Highway and the localities of Kanwal, Wyongah and Tuggerawong in the east, Jensen Road in the south and Pollock Avenue, the Pacific Highway, a line running north of the Pacific Highway and Virginia Road in the west.

Name origin

Hamlyn Terrace is named after Albert Hamlyn Warner, an early land holder in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1890s. Population was minimal until the 1990s. Rapid growth has taken place since the early 1990s, with the population increasing nearly ten-fold between 1991 and 2011, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Hamlyn Terrace - Wadalba is a rapidly developing residential area, within the Warnervale/Wadalba Urban Release Area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Wyong Hospital, Kanwal Medical Complex, Hamlyn Terrace Community Centre, Wadalba Community Centre, Hamlyn Terrace Sporting Facility, Owl Park, Sterling Way Reserve, Wadalba Oval, Warnervale Rugby Club, Willow Park, Wyong Golf Practice Range, Wadalba Shopping Village, Wadalba Community School and Warnervale Public School.

Included areas

This small area includes the locality of Hamlyn Terrace and most of the locality of Wadalba. The southern-most section of Wadalba is located in the Tuggerawong - Tacoma - Rocky Point small area.