Salamander Bay, New South Wales facts for kids
New South Wales
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)|
|Elevation||4.5 m (15 ft)|
|Area||8.5 km2 (3.3 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10)|
|• Summer (DST)||AEDT (UTC+11)|
|LGA(s)||Port Stephens Council|
|State electorate(s)||Port Stephens|
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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