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Overview Kiama Downs, a suburb in Kiama, Illawarra and had a population of 5,004 people (2016 census). Kiama Downs is neighboured by the suburbs of Dunmore, Bombo, Minnamurra, and Jamberoo.
Kiama Downs is 3 kilometres north of Kiama. It is bordered on the east by Jones Beach and on the northwest by Minnamurra River. This suburb is part of the local government area of the Municipality of Kiama.
Living in Kiama Downs Kiama Downs is known for its seaside views and picturesque beaches. It is a peaceful and scenic suburb linked to Minnamurra River, Jamberoo, and Bombo Beach by footpaths and cycleways.
Jones Beach, a surfing beach, is home to the volunteers of the Surf Lifesaving Club and the local Boat Riders' Club. It is the most extensive beach in the suburb. Across the road of the beach are a supermarket, cafe, and the iconic Coastal Fish and Chips.
There is no railway station in the suburb. Bombo and Minnamurra are the closest railway stations to the subway. There are also no schools in Kaima Downs. The closest public school is the Minnamurra Public School, a primary school, and the Kiama High School, a public school.
On Johnson Street, Kiama Downs is a general practice, a supermarket, cafe, bakery, and take-away store.
History of Kiama Downs James McBrien started the European settlement in the area in 1825. The suburb of Kiama Downs was created in the 1960s in Kiama, centred around the Kiama Downs beach. The development of more housing in the area increased the demand for more residential building lots. This led to the transformation of old quarry land in Kiama Downs into a residential development.
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