Colebee, New South Wales

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Colebee
SydneyNew South Wales
ColebeeNSWStonecutters.jpg
Stonecutters Ridge Golf Club
Colebee is located in New South Wales
Colebee
Colebee
Coordinates 33°43′16″S 150°51′18″E / 33.72111°S 150.85500°E / -33.72111; 150.85500Coordinates: 33°43′16″S 150°51′18″E / 33.72111°S 150.85500°E / -33.72111; 150.85500
Population 1,931 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2761
Location 47 km (29 mi) west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) City of Blacktown
State electorate(s) Mount Druitt
Federal Division(s) Chifley
Suburbs around Colebee:
Marsden Park Schofields Schofields
Marsden Park Colebee Quakers Hill
Hassall Grove Oakhurst Dean Park

Colebee is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Colebee is located 47 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Blacktown and is part of the Western Sydney region.[2]

History[edit]

Colebee was named after C. Colobee who is believed to have been the first indigenous Australian to have been granted land in the Blacktown area, at Plumpton Ridge.[3] He was the son of Yarramundi.

Heritage listings[edit]

Colebee has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Colebee (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 January 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ WESTIR Ltd (2003). "The 2001 City of Blacktown Social Plan". City of Blacktown. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 August 2006. Retrieved 26 August 2006.
  3. ^ "Colebee". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Colebee and Nurragingy Land Grant, New South Wales State Heritage Register (NSW SHR) Number H01877". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. Retrieved 18 May 2018.