Birmingham Gardens, New South Wales facts for kids
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Newcastle, New South Wales
|Population||2,376 (2016 census)|
|• Density||3,390/km2 (8,800/sq mi)|
|Area||0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)|
|Location||11 km (7 mi) from Newcastle|
|LGA(s)||City of Newcastle|
Birmingham Gardens ( bur-MING-ham) is a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, bordering the University of Newcastle 11 kilometres (7 mi) west-northwest of Newcastle's central business district. It is part of the City of Newcastle local government area.
Birmingham Gardens had a population of 2,376 in 2016.
The Birmingham Gardens area was first subdivided in the 1930s. The area was expanded in the 1960s with the price of land being the attraction. The name Birmingham Gardens was given by Mr.T.M.Burke who originally subdivided the area after the English town of Birmingham. Originally owned by Newcastle Wallsend Coal Co & sold to Commonwealth Oil Refineries.
Birmingham Gardens, residents include a majority of people aged over 55 and a number of university students renting near the University of Newcastle. A few families now live in Birmingham Gardens
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