Pottsville, New South Wales

Pottsville is a town in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia in Tweed Shire. At the 2016 Census, Pottsville had a population of 6,704.[1] Bill Potts owned the first house in Pottsville around 1930 and the location was initially named Potts Point. Soon though, the town was renamed Pottsville to alleviate any confusion with the place of the same name in Sydney.

New South Wales
Coordinates28°23′S 153°34′E
Population6,704 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)Tweed Shire
RegionNorthern Rivers

Pottsville includes housing developments such as Pottsville Waters, Koala Beach, Seabreeze and Black Rocks Estate.

Pottsville is also home to Pottsville Beach Public School & St Ambrose Primary School.



  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Pottsville (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 November 2017.

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