Tennyson, New South Wales

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See also: Tennyson Point, near Gladesville, which is sometimes also called Tennyson.
New South Wales
Tennyson is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 33°32′13″S 150°44′15″E / 33.53694°S 150.73750°E / -33.53694; 150.73750Coordinates: 33°32′13″S 150°44′15″E / 33.53694°S 150.73750°E / -33.53694; 150.73750
Population 517 (2006 Census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2754
Location 72 km (45 mi) north-west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) City of Hawkesbury
Federal Division(s) Macquarie
Suburbs around Tennyson:
East Kurrajong East Kurrajong Glossodia
The Slopes Tennyson Glossodia
Kurmond North Richmond Glossodia

Tennyson is a semi-rural suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Tennyson is located 72 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Hawkesbury. At the 2006 census, Tennyson had a population of 517 people.[1]


Tennyson is home to Tennyson Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade, part of the NSW Rural Fire Service.[2] The Tennyson Bush Fire Brigade shed is the only community building in Tennyson, and hence is a community meeting point for the Tennyson Water Scheme, and on occasion, parliamentary elections.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Tennyson (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 January 2010. 
  2. ^ NSW Rural Fire Service