City Facts - Gosford
Gosford is a city in New South Wales, Australia, located
between the cities of Newcastle and Sydney, with Central Coast situated just 20
km north of the city centre. Gosford has a population of 3,500 and is home to a
thriving business and light industrial district. Serviced apartments in Gosford
offer business travellers close proximity to the businesses as well as a great commuter
route to the nearby cities.
The area of Gosford was originally inhabited by the Guringai
people who settled in the area due to its maritime location. Convicts lived and
worked in the Gosford area during the 1800s and as the population of Gosford
grew the developments of the urban areas expanded; East Gosford, which was the
first centre of the settlement. In 1887 the railway made its establishment in the
area and brought with it more industry and more of a rapid growth.
Gosford is continuingly growing as a business hub as well as
a tourist destination. The city centre is home to numerous shopping centres,
banks, and eateries. With a huge commercial district, Gosford has attracted
businesses from all walks of life and all different sectors. The city has
recently undergone further development with more serviced apartments,
accommodation, and residential developments taking place within in Central
Gosford is home to an array of tourist attractions, sights,
and national parks. Serviced apartments in Gosford situate guests close to
these destinations as well as the business districts. AquaSplash Inflatable
Water Park is an adventure attraction perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Guests
can get up close a personal at the Australian Reptile Park which has a fabulous
range of kangaroos, crocodiles, and animal encounters. Along with the
thrill-seeking attractions guests can benefit from peaceful walks at Bouddi
National Park and Brisbane Water National Park.
Buses and trains serve Gosford as well as a system of roads
linking both Sydney, Central Coast, and Newcastle. The nearest international
airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport which is located 85 km from the city
centre of Gosford.
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