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All about Green Point

Whether you are a current resident or thinking about moving to our family oriented community, this page is dedicated to providing you with as much current and historic information as we can get our hands on.

Historically, Green Point dates back to 1789 when Captain John Hunter, who later became the second governor of the colony, took the latitude at noon on 9th June 1789 at the place where we now have an obelisk at the waterfront at Orana Street.

The obelisk is situated on the spot where the original grant of 640 acres of crown land that was promised to John H Edwards by Sir Ralph Darling in 1829 and granted on 30th September 1839 to Major Henry Smyth who called it GREEN POINT.

Surrounded by the neighbouring suburbs of Erina and Kincumber and adjacent to Brisbane Waters it is a part of the City of Gosford local government area with a population of just under 7,000 people in an area comprising approximately 8.4 km².

Serviced by two shopping centres – one along Sun Valley Road that houses:

  • Coles Supermarket and Liquorland
  • Butcher
  • Bakehouse
  • Hairdresser
  • Swimming pool supply shop
  • Chemist
  • Mobility aids
  • GP
  • Newsagent
  • Two food outlets including a Thai restaurant
  • The Salvos

The other shopping centre houses:

  • Aldi
  • Drive thru bottle shop
  • Indian Restaurant
  • Chinese Restaurant
  • Ray White Green Point
  • Hairdresser
  • GP
  • Accountant

One of the first points of call if you are new to our area is our local Green Point Community website.  This site was created for the community, by the community.

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