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Point Clare
Central CoastNew South Wales
Population 3,810 (2011 census)
 • Density 1,155/km2 (2,990/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2250
Area 3.3 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Location 4 km (2 mi) SW of Gosford
LGA(s) Central Coast Council
Parish Patonga
State electorate(s) Gosford
Federal Division(s) Robertson
Suburbs around Point Clare:
Kariong West Gosford Gosford
Kariong Point Clare Point Frederick
Brisbane Water National Park Tascott Brisbane Water

Point Clare is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia 4 kilometres (2 mi) south-west of Gosford's central business district on the western shore of Brisbane Water. It is part of the Central Coast Council local government area.

The suburb contains Point Clare railway station, which is on the Main North railway line, an Aldi supermarket, a pharmacy, a doctor's practice, a coffee shop, Chinese and Thai takeaway, and a veterinarian. In addition, there is a Scouts' and Guides' Hall at Fagans Park. TS Hawkesbury, an Australian Navy Cadet unit, is also located here.

Point Clare Public School is located on Takari Avenue.

Author Stephen Lacey grew up in Point Clare and it was the setting for his first two novels, The Tin Moon and Sandstone. Actor Don Hany also grew up in Point Clare.

Coordinates: 33°26′24″S 151°19′34″E / 33.440°S 151.326°E / -33.440; 151.326

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