Newcastle - NSW 2265

Cooranbong is a town located in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It is situated within the local government area (LGA) of Lake Macquarie City Council. Cooranbong was established in the late 1800s and has a rich history. It was originally settled by European settlers who were attracted to the area’s natural beauty and resources. Cooranbong is situated approximately 115 kilometers north of Sydney, the capital of New South Wales. It is nestled in the foothills of the Watagan Mountains and is surrounded by picturesque bushland, lakes, and national parks.

Key Demographics of Cooranbong



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Median Rental Return of Houses

$550 per week

Median Rental Return of Units & Apartments

$300 per week

Is Cooranbong NSW a good suburb?

The population of Cooranbong is around 5,500 people (as of 2021). The town has experienced steady growth over the years, with a mix of residential, rural, and commercial areas. Cooranbong is known for being the location of Avondale University College, a tertiary institution operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The university offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The town’s natural surroundings provide ample opportunities for outdoor activities. There are numerous bushwalking trails, picnic spots, and scenic lookout points in the nearby Watagan Mountains and Watagans National Park. The nearby Lake Macquarie offers opportunities for boating, fishing, and water sports. Cooranbong has a strong sense of community, with various local events, markets, and community organizations. The town is known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Cooranbong has basic amenities including shops, cafes, and community facilities. For more extensive shopping and services, residents can easily access nearby towns such as Morisset and Toronto. Cooranbong offers a peaceful and scenic lifestyle, with a close-knit community and access to natural beauty. Its proximity to Lake Macquarie and the Watagan Mountains provides residents with plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation and exploration.

Schools near Cooranbong

Cooranbong has two schools within its boundaries. Cooranbong Public School, is a coeducational primary school, serving years K-6, while Avondale School, is an independent Seventh-day Adventist co-educational early learning, primary and secondary day school

Cooranbong Properties For Rent

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

FAQs About Living in Cooranbong, NSW

Cooranbong is located within the local government area (LGA) of the City of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia.

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