Parklea

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Parklea
SydneyNew South Wales
ParkleaNSWDavisonPark.jpg
Playground in Davison Park
Coordinates 33°43′45″S 150°55′08″E / 33.7291°S 150.9190°E / -33.7291; 150.9190Coordinates: 33°43′45″S 150°55′08″E / 33.7291°S 150.9190°E / -33.7291; 150.9190
Population 3,455 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2768
LGA(s) Blacktown
State electorate(s) Riverstone
Federal Division(s) Greenway
Suburbs around Parklea:
Quakers Hill Stanhope Gardens Kellyville
Quakers Hill Parklea Glenwood
Quakers Hill Acacia Gardens Glenwood

Parklea is a suburb in Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is approximately 40 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Blacktown and is a part of Greater Western Sydney. The suburb was named by the subdividers in the early 1900s and is well known for the major Sydney landmark of Parklea Markets.

Landmarks[edit]

Landmarks include:

Transport[edit]

Hillsbus provides services to Parramatta, Sydney CBD and Rouse Hill, whilst Busways provides services to Macquarie Park, Castle Hill and Blacktown. The suburb is served by Sorrento and Stanhope stations on the Blacktown-Parklea T-way.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Parklea (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 April 2015. 
  2. ^ O'Maley, Christine; Bryn Kay (14 January 2009). "Bolly good fun". Blacktown Advocate (Nationwide News Pty Ltd). p. 60.