Listed below are brief descptions and histories of places throughout Wollongong that are historically significant to the area.
The entries in this section are the result of research enquiries received by the Illawarra Historical Society.  They do not seek to be exhaustive but serve as a quick reference.  Where possible indications are provided to further sources.  Click on the red text for more information.

The Wollongong City Library also provides brief summaries of each suburb at - Your Suburb | Wollongong City Libraries (

Coniston/Mt Drummond
Fairy Meadow
Fort Drummond
Mt Keira
Mt Kembla
Oak Flats
Port Kembla
Port Kembla Harbour
Wollongong Harbour
Wollongong - Central
Wollongong - North
Wollongong - South
Wollongong - West