East Kurrajong, New South Wales

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East Kurrajong
New South Wales
East Kurrajong is located in New South Wales
East Kurrajong
East Kurrajong
Coordinates33°30′55″S 150°46′04″E / 33.51528°S 150.76778°E / -33.51528; 150.76778Coordinates: 33°30′55″S 150°46′04″E / 33.51528°S 150.76778°E / -33.51528; 150.76778
Population2,195 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)2758
Location74 km (46 mi) from Sydney CBD
LGA(s)City of Hawkesbury
State electorate(s)Hawkesbury
Federal Division(s)Macquarie
Suburbs around East Kurrajong:
Kurrajong Blaxlands Ridge Lower Portland
Kurrajong East Kurrajong Sackville
The Slopes Glossodia and Tennyson Ebenezer and Wilberforce

East Kurrajong is a suburb located in the north-west Sydney basin, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is located in the City of Hawkesbury north of Glossodia and east of Kurrajong.

The suburb extends along a single ridge for 16 km from the foot of the Blue Mountains in the west almost to the Hawkesbury River in the east.

The geology of the ridge is sandstone capped intermittently with shale. Elevation ranges from a little above sea level to approximately 140 m. The vegetation type is Cumberland Plain dry sclerophyll forest and eucalypt woodland.

The East Kurrajong School of Arts Community Hall is a central location for community events.

Population[edit]

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,195 people in East Kurrajong. 83.0% of people were born in Australia and 88.4% of people spoke only English at home. The most common responses for religion were Catholic 28.3%, No Religion 25.3% and Anglican 23.4%.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "East Kurrajong (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 January 2019. 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.