Central Coast Council area


The Central Coast Region is located on the coast of New South Wales, and comprises Gosford City and Wyong Shire. The Region encompasses a total land area of about 1,800 square kilometres, including more than 80 kilometres of coastline. The Central Coast Region is a rural and residential area, with some commercial and industrial land use. Rural land is used mainly for farming, timber-getting and coal mining for electricity generation. More than half the Central Coast Region is national parks, state forest, bushland, open space, nature reserves and aquatic environments (beaches and waterways). The population is dispersed across a variety of urban settings, including towns, villages and neighbourhoods. The largest centres are Gosford, Tuggerah-Wyong, Erina, Woy Woy and The Entrance.

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NOTE: The land use shown in the map is derived from ABS Mesh Block categories. Mesh Blocks broadly identify land use and are not designed to provide definitive land use. It is purely an indicator of the main planned land use for a Mesh Blocks. For more information please refer to ABS Mesh Block categories.

Transportation Networks

  • Sydney-Newcastle Freeway
  • Pacific Highway
  • Sydney-Newcastle railway line
  • Warnervale Airport


  • Sydney GPO 80km
  • Newcastle GPO 70km
  • Sydney Airport 90km
  • Port Botany 90km
  • Sydney Cove 85km

Major Industrial Precincts

  • Berkeley Vale (southern-most section)
  • Charmhaven (Charmhaven Industrial Area)
  • Colongra (Centennial Coal, Munmorah Colliery, Munmorah Power Station)
  • Doyalson
  • Fountaindale (northern-most section)
  • Jilliby (Bottonderry Waste Management Facility, Warner Industrial Park)
  • Kincumber
  • Lisarow
  • Mannering Park (Chain Valley Colliery, Mannering Colliery, Vales Point Power Station)
  • North Gosford
  • Somersby
  • Tuggerah Business Park
  • Tuggerah Industrial Park
  • Warnervale (north-western section)
  • West Gosford
  • Wyoming
  • Wyong (North Wyong Industrial Estate)

Central Coast NSW

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