Colebee, New South Wales

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Colebee
SydneyNew South Wales
ColebeeNSWStonecutters.jpg
Stonecutters Ridge Golf Club
Coordinates 33°43′16″S 150°51′18″E / 33.721°S 150.855°E / -33.721; 150.855Coordinates: 33°43′16″S 150°51′18″E / 33.721°S 150.855°E / -33.721; 150.855
Postcode(s) 2761
Location 47 km (29 mi) west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) City of Blacktown
State electorate(s) Mount Druitt
Federal Division(s) Chifley
Suburbs around Colebee:
Marsden Park Schofields Schofields
Marsden Park Colebee Quakers Hill
Hassall Grove Oakhurst Dean Park

Colebee is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Colebee is located 47 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Blacktown and is part of the Western Sydney region.[1]

History[edit]

Colebee was named after C. Colobee who is believed to have been the first indigenous Australian to have been granted land in the Blacktown area.[2] He was the son of Yarramundi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ WESTIR Ltd (2003). "The 2001 City of Blacktown Social Plan" (PDF). City of Blacktown. Retrieved 26 August 2006. 
  2. ^ "Colebee". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 May 2007.