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Salamander Bay
New South Wales
Port Stephens headlands from Salamander Bay 02.jpg
View from Salamander Bay east towards the mouth of Port Stephens approximately 12 km (7.5 mi) away.
Population 4,844 (2011 census)
 • Density 569.9/km2 (1,476/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2317
Elevation 4.5 m (15 ft)
Area 8.5 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location
LGA(s) Port Stephens Council
Region Hunter
County Gloucester
Parish Tomaree
State electorate(s) Port Stephens
Federal Division(s) Paterson
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
27.3 °C
81 °F
8.4 °C
47 °F
1,348.9 mm
53.1 in
Suburbs around Salamander Bay:
Soldiers Point Port Stephens Corlette
Port Stephens Salamander Bay Nelson Bay
Taylors Beach Anna Bay Nelson Bay

Salamander Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Named after the adjacent shallow bay, itself named after Salamander, a convict ship from the Third Fleet, which was the first European vessel to enter Port Stephens (1791), it is a mainly residential suburb with a large shopping centre. At the 2011 census Salamander Bay had a population of 4,844. It is home to Tomaree High School, a TAFE facility and St Phillips Christian College (Port Stephens Campus).

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