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Central CoastNew South Wales
Population 1,252 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 2250
Location 8 km (5 mi) NW of Gosford
LGA(s) Central Coast Council
Parish Narara
State electorate(s) Gosford
Federal Division(s) Robertson
Suburbs around Somersby:
Peats Ridge Palm Grove Ourimbah
Calga Somersby Narara
Mooney Mooney Creek Mooney Mooney Creek Kariong

Somersby is a semi-rural locality of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, to the northwest of Gosford along the Pacific Highway. It is part of the Central Coast Council local government area.

Somersby includes sections of the Brisbane Water National Park, within which Somersby Falls are located, as well as the Mount Penang Parklands which are used as a festival and exhibition centre. The Woolshed Function Centre, Australian Reptile Park, a small industrial area near the Kariong Interchange, two juvenile justice centres, and a primary school are features of Somersby. Old Sydney Town, now defunct, was a popular tourist destination in Somersby.

Somersby Falls

Coordinates: 33°21′54″S 151°17′06″E / 33.365°S 151.285°E / -33.365; 151.285

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