Brownsville, New South Wales

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Brownsville
Wollongong,  New South Wales
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Brownsville
Coordinates 34°29′00″S150°48′37″E / 34.48333°S 150.81028°E / -34.48333; 150.81028 Coordinates: 34°29′00″S150°48′37″E / 34.48333°S 150.81028°E / -34.48333; 150.81028
Population534 (2016 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 2530
LGA(s) City of Wollongong
State electorate(s) Shellharbour
Federal Division(s) Whitlam
Suburbs around Brownsville:
Kembla Grange Kembla Grange Kembla Grange
Brownsville
Dapto Kanahooka Kanahooka

Brownsville is a suburb of the City of Wollongong. [2] At the 2016 census, it had a population of 534. [1]

City of Wollongong Local government area in New South Wales, Australia

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Brownsville was the location of the first settlement at Dapto. With the construction of the South Coast railway, Dapto developed around the railway station, which was further south. Brownsville was named after George Brown who received a grant of 300 acres, south of Mullet Creek, in 1833. His "Ship Inn", became the centre of the farming community. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Brownsville". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 July 2017. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. "Brownsville". Geographical Names Board of New South Wales . New South Wales Government . Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  3. "Suburb Profiles: Brownsville". Wollongong City Libraries. Retrieved 17 July 2017.