Oxley Park, New South Wales

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Oxley Park
SydneyNew South Wales
Postcode(s) 2760
Location 43 km (27 mi) west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) Penrith City Council
State electorate(s) Mulgoa
Federal Division(s) Lindsay
Suburbs around Oxley Park:
North St Marys North St Marys Whalan
St Marys Oxley Park Mount Druitt
St Marys Colyton Minchinbury

Oxley Park is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is 43  kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Penrith and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

History[edit]

Oxley Park was named after explorer John Oxley (1784-1828) was granted 600 acres (2.4 km2) in this area in 1823. The grant extended from Queen Street St Marys east to Ropes Creek and from the Great Western Highway to the railway line.

Land use[edit]

Oxley Park is a residential suburb. It is one of the older suburbs around St Marys, with older homes on large blocks of land. Its boundary includes Ropes Creek, the Great Western Highway, Sydney Street and the Main Western railway line.

Oxley Park features sporting fields, St Mary's Cemetery (the second-largest cemetery in the City of Penrith) and Oxley Park Primary School. There are no designated industrial areas in the suburb.

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Coordinates: 33°46′15″S 150°47′36″E / 33.7709°S 150.7934°E / -33.7709; 150.7934