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Lake Munmorah - Chain Valley Bay

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Lake Munmorah - Chain Valley Bay is 7,873, with a population density of 2.66 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Lake Munmorah - Chain Valley Bay is bounded by the localities of Summerland Point and Gwandalan, Lake Macquarie and Lake Macquarie City in the north, the Tasman Sea in the east, generally by the locality of Budgewoi and Lake Munmorah in the south and Saliena Avenue, the Pacific Highway and Tall Timbers Road in the west.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the 1970s. The population increased substantially from the early 1990s as large numbers of new dwellings were added to the area and dwelling occupancy rates increased.

Land use

Lake Munmorah - Chain Valley Bay is a growing residential area with substantial rural areas.

Major features

Major features of the area include Lake Munmorah, Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area, Munmorah State Conservation Area, Lake Munmorah shops, Munmorah Sportsground (Lake Munmorah Reserve), Chain Valley Bay Community Hall, Lake Munmorah Colongra Bay Hall, Lake Munmorah & District Senior Citizens Centre, Northern Lakes Family Centre, Chain Valley Bay Reserve, Kingfisher Reserve, Patrick Kelly Reserve, RFS Park, Tom Burke Reserve, Junior Trials Mini Cycle Club, various beaches, Frazer Blowhole, Birdie Lagoon, several lookouts, Salvation Army School for Youth Leadership, Lake Munmorah High School, Lake Munmorah Public School and St Brendan's Catholic Primary School.

Included areas

This small area includes the localities of Chain Valley Bay, Frazer Park, Freemans, Kingfisher Shores, Lake Munmorah and Wybung, most of the locality of Budgewoi Peninsula, and the Wyong Shire parts of the localities of Crangan Bay and Moonee.