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Overview Bilgola Plateau is a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales (NSW), Australia. It is neighboured by the following suburbs: Clareville, Newport, Avalon Beach, and Bigola Beach. As of the 2016 census, the population of Bilgola Plateau was 14,670.
Living in Bilgola Plateau The suburb of Bilgola Plateau is located at an elevation of 150 metres above sea level and is almost entirely residential. Bilgola Plateau has many high-end houses with lavish interiors and exteriors. Many of these houses have extravagant pools and furnished backyards. There are two small rows of shops, a small park and a Primary School located within the suburb. Bilgola Beach on the Eastern side has a surf club and kiosk, easily accessible to the residents of Bilgola Plateau.
History of Bilgola Plateau Bilgola Plateau was previously known as Mount Loftus, after the governor of NSW, Lord Augustus Loftus. The current name for this suburb is derived from an Aboriginal word, “Bilgola”, meaning “swirling water”. The term “plateau” was added to the name of this suburb as the locals felt that it was appropriate for a place at such a modest elevation. It is speculated that the local Aboriginal Tribe was referring to Bilgola Beach on the East of this suburb.
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