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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th November 2018
Reference:   58061
Placename:   The Entrance
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 17th May 1991
Previous Names:   Karagi
Tuggerah Beach
GNB File:   GNB3527
LGA:   Wyong
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 21 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 30 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 20 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 30 04
Topographic Map:   Wyong
1:100000 Map:   Gosford 9131
Parish:   Tuggerah
County:   Northumberland
Description:   A town about 2 km NNE of Long Jetty and about 10 km SW by S of the town of Toukley. Boundaries shown on GNB3527.
Origin:   On 15 Dec 1910, a receiving office for the Post Office was opened under the name `Karagi` an Aboriginal word for `the entrance`, `the door` or `the way in`. It was applied to the point on the south bank of the channel at the ocean. It was not popular. On 15 Nov 1911 `The Entrance` was adopted. (Pratt E, `Place Names of the Central Coast`)
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