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North Balgowlah
SydneyNew South Wales
Population 3,667 (2016 census)
Established 1832
Postcode(s) 2093
Elevation 101 m (331 ft)
Location 13 km (8 mi) north-east of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) Northern Beaches Council
Federal Division(s) Warringah
Suburbs around North Balgowlah:
Allambie Heights North Manly Manly Vale
Seaforth North Balgowlah Balgowlah
Seaforth Seaforth Balgowlah

North Balgowlah is a suburb of Northern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. North Balgowlah is located 13 kilometres north-east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Northern Beaches Council, and part of the Northern Beaches region. North Balgowlah shares the postcode 2093 with the adjacent Balgowlah and Balgowlah Heights.

There is access to Manly Dam Memorial Park from many streets in North Balgowlah for bushwalking, kayaking, swimming, and water-skiing. Manly Dam also has a children's playground which is currently being re-developed, and multiple picnic areas

North Balgowlah is home to a primary school, Community Centre, park and local shops.


Balgowlah was named in 1832 after an Aboriginal word meaning north harbour in reference to its position from Port Jackson.

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