About Balgowlah


Balgowlah is a neighbourly spirited suburb, which is great for families and older couples.
The suburb Balgowlah got its name from an Aboriginal word meaning North Harbour in 1832 in reference to its position from Port Jackson.
The population of Balgowlah is around 7,495 and the top 3 lifestyles and people living here are 20.2% of maturing and established independence, 14.7% of established couples and families and 12.1% which are older couples and families.
Balgowlah has a main shopping centre which is called Stockland’s. It was built over the historic Totem Centre which was opened in 1959 and then was demolished in 2007. For people in Balgowlah Stockland’s is a good place to get essentials.
Balgowlah is also on the route of the Hop Skip and Jump which is a free bus service run by the Northern Beaches Council. There are also public buses that operate through Balgowlah going to the city or to Warringah Mall.