Lake Macquarie History

Nomad Road

Originally and unnamed road it was gazetted Nomad Road on 25 November 1977. An industrial area, the car wreckers used to be here. There is a gravel road rural area. Tent Street became part of Nomad Road. With names like Tent and Nomad there may have been a camping area here once. Toronto Light Rail Society is located here with their Nomad Railway Station.

The original developer has advised that he suggested the name and others in the area because it had connections to his industry. Nomads were a popular brand of caravan in the 1970s.

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