Warragamba is a town in New South Wales, Australia. It is located on the eastern edge of the Blue Mountains and is one and a half hour's drive west of Sydney.
The name Warragamba comes from the aboriginal words 'Warra' and 'Gamba' meaning 'water running over rocks'.
The gateway to Sydney's water supply, the village of Warragamba is quiet retreat nestled by the side of Warragamba Dam.
A visit to the village will reveal some quaint shops, houses, and narrow streets giving visitors insight into life during the construction of the dam.
Silverdale is a fine example of urban growth containing a mix of small to medium and large residential allotments surrounded by rural outskirts.