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Mannering Park

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Mannering Park is 2,521, with a population density of 4.01 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Mannering Park is bounded by Lake Macquarie in the north, Tall Timbers Road and the locality of Doyalson North in the east, Ruttleys Road and the Pacific Highway in the south and the Mannering Inlet in the west.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the 1960s, with rapid growth during the 1970s. The population increased slightly during the 1990s, declined slightly between 2001 and 2006, and then was relatively stable between 2006 and 2011.

Land use

Mannering Park is a rural and residential area, with residential areas located mainly in the north. Rural land is used largely for coal mining and electricity generation.

Major features

Major features of the area include Lake Macquarie foreshore, Vales Point Power Station (Delta Electricity), Chain Valley Colliery, Mannering Colliery, Mannering Park Community Hall, James Vale Reserve, Mannering Park Oval and Mannering Park Public School.

Included areas

This small area includes most of the locality of Mannering Park, with the south-west section being located in the San Remo - Doyalson small area.