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Wyoming ( ) is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, located 4 kilometres (2 mi) northeast of Gosford's central business district. It is part of the Central Coast Council local government area.
The Aboriginal inhabitants of the Wyoming area before European settlement were the Kuringgai people.
In 1824 Frederick Augustus Hely (1794–1836) purchased 1,340 acres (5.42 km2) of land adjacent to Narara Reserve. Hely named the land after the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania, made famous by the 1809 poem Gertrude of Wyoming by Thomas Campbell.Hely was the Principal Superintendent of Convicts. He was born in Ireland and died in Sydney. He died before the house he was planning to build at Wyoming was completed. His mausoleum lies beside the Pacific Highway at Wyoming, close to the family home which was built by his widow. The grave was designed by architect John Verge and was recently restored after falling into disrepair.
Wyoming is a predominantly residential suburb. The first building was the local pub which was built by convicts in 1854 and still exists today. Wyoming also has medical centres, three primary schools, the Wyoming Shopping Village, and a number of fast-food outlets, petrol stations and other shops. Wyoming is home to the football (soccer) club Wyoming Tigers, affiliated with Central Coast Football.
Many residential streets in the suburb are bordered by temperate-subtropical rainforest, with interesting bushwalking opportunities.
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