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Wyee
New South Wales
Population 2,588 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 2259
Location
LGA(s) City of Lake Macquarie
Parish Morisset
State electorate(s) Lake Macquarie
Federal Division(s) Charlton
Suburbs around Wyee:
Mandalong Morisset Wyee Point
Mandalong Wyee Mannering Park
Jilliby Bushells Ridge Doyalson

Wyee is a small town in the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales, Australia, in the City of Lake Macquarie. It is near the Sydney-Newcastle Freeway and has a railway station (opened 1892) on NSW TrainLink's Central Coast & Newcastle Line. It had a population of 1,487 in 2001, which significantly increased to 2,588 in 2011.

Wyee is said to be derived from an Awabakal Aboriginal term for "fire" or "place of bushfires".

Wyee is part of the City of Lake Macquarie but it lacks a connection to sewer system; there are the Hunter Water Sewage Treatment Plant and the Wyong Shire Treatment Plant in the area.

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