Brooklyn - NSW

  Population - Town

Position

DEG: -33.54903 151.22491
DMS: 33º 32' 56.51" S 151º 13' 29.69" E
UTM: 56 H 6286434mN 335203mE
Altitude: 36.26m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - Town

Location

34.7kms North of Sydney
271.35kms NorthEast of Canberra
695.56kms South of Brisbane

Address & Contact

7 Wambool Pl
Brooklyn NSW 2083
Phone: 02 9847 6666
Email: hsc@hornsby.nsw.gov.au
Web: https://www.icentralcoast.com/brooklyn-nsw.html

Information

Brooklyn is a town in the local government area of Hornsby NSW with the population of 722 as of the 2016 census. Brooklyn is surrounded by the Muogamarra nature reserve and occupies a strip of waterfront along the southern bank of the Hawkesbury River. The town is best accessed by rail or from the Newcastle Expressway. The turn is on the north side of the river and uses the old iron bridge to return across the river.

Brooklyn provides convenient access for north shore residents and day trippers to the beautiful Hawkesbury River and Pittwater waterways for boating, swimming and fishing, and to Kur-ring-gai Chase and Muogamarra national parks for bushwalking and scenic views. The town has extensive boat mooring facilities which include a number of boat charter businesses.

The Hawkesbury River train station provides train services to the city, north shore areas, and the central coast. Long Island runs parallel with the suburb on the opposite side of Sandbrook Inlet and is joined to Brooklyn by the railway causeway. The island provides a very sheltered marine area. Dangar Island is sited to the northeast.

In the early years of settlement in the area, Brooklyn was a major river port and continues to offer safe berthing facilities. Ferries and freight barges are among callers as are the many owners of larger boats from Pittwater and Sydney Harbour. Brooklyn wharf is base to The Riverboat Postman that runs a mail, passenger and tourist service to Dangar Island and river towns upstream.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Terrey Hills at 13/01:00pm EST
Distance from Brooklyn 15.75km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
19.7°C18.8°C51%9.3°ChPa0.2mmWSW4km/hr
2knots
9km/hr
5knots

Closest Climatic Station

Gosford (Narara Research Station) Aws
Distance from Brooklyn 19.65km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C27.627.125.923.620.317.917.519.121.423.625.126.8
Mean Min. °C16.817.215.411.98.36.54.85.47.710.713.215.3
Mean Rain mm134.7154.7149.9139.4118.3130.580.372.468.584.591.7104.2

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