Swansea, New South Wales


Swansea, New South Wales

Infobox Australian Place | type = suburb
name = Swansea
city =
state = nsw


caption =
lga = City of Lake Macquarie
postcode = 2281
pop = 4638 (2006 census)
area = 3.2
est =
parish = Wallarah
stategov = Swansea
fedgov = Shortland
dist1 = 38
dir1 = NE
location1= Wyong
dist2 = 27
dir2 = SSW
location2= Newcastle
near-nw = "Lake Macquarie"
near-n = "Lake Macquarie"
near-ne = Little Pelican
near-w = "Lake Macquarie"
near-e = Swansea Heads
near-sw = Cams Wharf
near-s = Caves Beach
near-se = Caves Beach

Swansea is a locality and commercial centre at the entrance to Lake Macquarie from the Pacific Ocean in New South Wales, Australia. It is part of the City of Lake Macquarie local government area.

Swansea's local industries are coal mining, of which there were once several small coal mines, fishing, boating, and tourism. There are also popular fine sandy beaches on the Pacific Ocean. Many residents commute to Newcastle for work.

External links

* [http://www.lakemac.com.au/page.aspx?pid=316&vid=15 Swansea] (Lake Macquarie City Council)
* [http://www.smh.com.au/news/New-South-Wales/Swansea/2005/02/17/1108500198993.html Travel - Swansea] (SMH) - includes history


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