Coal Point

Newcastle - NSW 2283

Coal Point is a small town located in New South Wales, Australia, with the postcode 2283. It is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Macquarie, approximately 20 kilometers southwest of Newcastle. Coal Point offers scenic views of the lake and is surrounded by bushland. The town of Coal Point was established in the mid-19th century, primarily as a coal mining settlement. It takes its name from the coal deposits found in the area. The coal mines played a significant role in the local economy during that time.

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Is Coal Point NSW a good suburb?

Today, Coal Point is a peaceful residential area known for its natural beauty and waterfront lifestyle. The town features a mix of older style homes and newer developments, many of which offer stunning lake views. The area is popular among residents seeking a tranquil retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Coal Point provides easy access to various recreational activities, including boating, fishing, and water sports on Lake Macquarie. The nearby Watagans National Park offers opportunities for bushwalking, picnicking, and enjoying the region’s flora and fauna. Residents of Coal Point can access basic amenities and services in neighboring towns such as Toronto and Warners Bay. For more extensive shopping, dining, and entertainment options, the city of Newcastle is within a short drive.

Schools near Coal Point

Coal Point has school within its boundaries. Coal Point Public School is a Coeducation primary school, serving years K-6.

Coal Point Properties For Rent

We have a number of properties available for rent in the Coal Point area or surrounding suburbs. 

FAQs About Living in Coal Point, NSW

Coal Point is located within the Local Government Area (LGA) of the City of Newcastle.

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