South Granville, New South Wales

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South Granville
SydneyNew South Wales
South Granville warehouse.JPG
Wellington Road, warehouse and commercial complex
Coordinates 33°51′16″S 151°00′15″E / 33.8545°S 151.0042°E / -33.8545; 151.0042Coordinates: 33°51′16″S 151°00′15″E / 33.8545°S 151.0042°E / -33.8545; 151.0042
Population 4,853 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2142
Location 23 km (14 mi) west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) City of Parramatta
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around South Granville:
Merrylands Granville Auburn
Guildford South Granville Auburn
Chester Hill Sefton Regents Park

South Granville is a suburb in western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 23 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Parramatta. South Granville is an extension of Granville.

Duck River Track, Wellington Road

History[edit]

Granville was named in 1880, after the British Colonial Secretary, the Granville Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville.[2]

Parks[edit]

  • Duck River Reserve
  • Athol Barnes Reserve
  • Ray Marshall Reserve
  • Melita Stadium

Education[edit]

South Granville has a number of schools including Granville East Public School, Holy Family Primary School and the South Granville Christian Community Primary School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "South Granville (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Granville: From Forest to Factory, John Watson (ed.), 1992, Granville Historical Society.