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Mangrove Creek
Central Coast

New South Wales, Australia

Postcode: 2250
Location: 29 km (18 mi) NW of Gosford
LGA: City of Gosford
Parish: Mangrove
State District: Gosford
Federal Division: Robertson


Mangrove Creek is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, located about 14 kilometres (9 mi) upstream and north of Spencer along the Mangrove Creek watercourse. It is part of the City of Gosford local government area.

It derives its name from the waterway, which was first mentioned in 1829 by surveyor William Romaine Govett (1807-1848) in relation to mangroves in the area, which were burnt for ash which was used to make soap.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gosford City Library. "Placenames". http://www.gosford.nsw.gov.au/library/local_history/placenames.html. Retrieved 21 July 2007. 

Coordinates: 33°20′24″S 151°08′35″E / -33.340, 151.143


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