Is Towradgi, NSW 2518 your dream location? It's a good first step to establish whether the suburb is worth researching further. The Homes.com.au suburb profile focuses on providing the best information on Towradgi median property prices, market trends & demographics so that we can help you make an intelligent decision about your next property move.
If you are considering packing up and moving to Towradgi, have a little read of our history lesson to discover the fantastic lifestyle and what makes this suburb a worthy option.
Overview Towradgi is the perfect place for beach life, thanks to its coastal location north of Wollongong. The Pacific Ocean surrounds this suburban seaside in the east, Fernhill and Tarrawanna in the west, Corrimal in the north, and Fairy Meadow in the south. Towradgi has a population of 3,127 as of 2016.
Living in Towradgi Residing in Towradgi has never been this convenient, and the many different establishments and recreational sites are to thank for that. The places you will find in Towradgi are schools, open parks, petrol stations, hair salons, a rock pool, beach fishing sites, and Chinese restaurants. The town boasts its surf club, bowling club, and a lot of other recreational clubs to keep its residents and tourists busy and happy.
This small seaside town is home to Towradgi Point, a rockpool in which a park and bike path is located, and Towradgi Creek, which will take you to the “Black Rocks” and the famous shipwreck, “Queen of Nations.”
History of Towradgi Before it was Towradgi, this town was known as Towroger based on an early map in Henderson’s Early Illawarra. The town’s current name was derived from Kow-radgi, translated to “guardian of the sacred stones” in Dharawal. In 1796, George Bass and Matthew Flinders arrived in the southern part of Towradi, and during the same period, Europeans built their home in the Illawarra region.
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