Box Hill, New South Wales

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Box Hill
SydneyNew South Wales
Box Wood Plantation.jpg
Box Wood plantation in Box Hill
Coordinates33°39′S 150°53′E / 33.650°S 150.883°E / -33.650; 150.883Coordinates: 33°39′S 150°53′E / 33.650°S 150.883°E / -33.650; 150.883
Population902 (2016 census)[1]
Elevation39 m (128 ft)
Location42 km (26 mi) NW of Sydney CBD
LGA(s)The Hills Shire
State electorate(s)Castle Hill
Federal division(s)Mitchell
Suburbs around Box Hill:
Scheyville Gables Kenthurst
Oakville Box Hill Nelson
Vineyard Riverstone Rouse Hill

Box Hill is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Box Hill is located 42 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of The Hills Shire and is part of the Hills District region.

In July 2020, a portion of Box Hill in the north was carved out and became the separate suburb of Gables. It also absorbed two small areas of Rouse Hill.[2][3]

Heritage listings[edit]

Box Hill has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


According to the 2016 census of population, there were 902 people in Box Hill. 79.1% of people were born in Australia and 75.5% of people spoke only English at home. The most common responses for religion in Box Hill were Catholic 42.8%, Anglican 18.3% and No Religion 13.2%.[1]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Box Hill (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 July 2018. Edit this at WikidataCC-BY icon.svg Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
  2. ^ "The Hills' newest suburb officially named 'Gables'". The Hills Shire Council. 17 July 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Suburb Changes - 'Gables' The Hills' newest Suburb". The Hills Shire Council. Retrieved 14 August 2020.
  4. ^ "Box Hill House in grounds of McCall gardens". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H00613. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Box Hill Inn". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H00724. Retrieved 18 May 2018.