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Central CoastNew South Wales
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Choir performing at Wagstaffe
Wagstaffe is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Population 222 (2016 census)
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2257
Area 0.4 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Location 7 km (4 mi) SSE of Woy Woy
LGA(s) Central Coast Council
Parish Kincumber
State electorate(s) Terrigal
Federal Division(s) Robertson
Suburbs around Wagstaffe:
Ettalong Beach Ettalong Beach Booker Bay
Ettalong Beach Wagstaffe Pretty Beach
Broken Bay Pretty Beach

Wagstaffe is a south-eastern suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia on the Bouddi Peninsula. It is part of the Central Coast Council local government area. It was named after Captain Wagstaffe, one of the first settlers in the area. It has a general store, which is also the local post office. It is a thin slither of around 200 houses between the bay and the bush(Bouddi National Park). Historically it was also known as Wagstaffe Point. In aboriginal dialect the point is called Kourang Gourang. A ferry service operates between Wagstaffe and Palm Beach(via Ettalong). Travel time is 30 minutes.

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