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Newport

New South Wales, Australia

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Newport beach
Population: 9,227 [1]
Postcode: 2106
Location: 31 km (19 mi) north of Sydney CBD
LGA: Pittwater Council
State District: Pittwater
Federal Division: Mackellar
Suburbs around Newport:
Bilgola Avalon
Bayview Newport
Mona Vale


Newport is a suburb in northern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Newport is located 31 kilometres north of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Pittwater Council, and is part of the Northern Beaches region.

HistoryEdit

Newport derived its name from being a "new port" for steamers carrying passengers and cargo such as local shell lime and firewood. Bungan Castle is a medieval-style stone castle on Bungan Head built in 1919 by Adolph Albers, a German art dealer.[2]

LandmarksEdit

Newport sits between the Pacific Ocean to the east and Pittwater to the west. Its ocean beach is patrolled by Newport Surf Life Saving Club. On the shores of Pittwater are several marinas and small shipyards, including the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and the Royal Motor Yacht Club, serving mainly pleasure craft. Newport also features many cafes and restaurants, as well as the Newport Arms Hotel on the shore of Pittwater.

SchoolsEdit

  • Newport Public Primary School

LocalitiesEdit

Newport NSW Australia

Newport overview

Northern beaches sydney

Bungan beach

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2006
  2. ^ The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollon, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8, page 185

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