Kurrajong Hills, New South Wales

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Kurrajong Hills
New South Wales
Kurrajong Hills is located in New South Wales
Kurrajong Hills
Kurrajong Hills
Coordinates 33°32′S 150°39′E / 33.533°S 150.650°E / -33.533; 150.650Coordinates: 33°32′S 150°39′E / 33.533°S 150.650°E / -33.533; 150.650
Population 639 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2758
Location 76 km (47 mi) from Sydney CBD
LGA(s) City of Hawkesbury
State electorate(s) Hawkesbury
Federal Division(s) Macquarie
Suburbs around Kurrajong Hills:
Kurrajong Heights Kurrajong Heights Kurrajong
Kurrajong Heights Kurrajong Hills Kurrajong
Grose Vale Kurmond Kurmond

Kurrajong Hills is a locality in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is 76 kilometres north-west of Sydney, in the local government area of the City of Hawkesbury. It is north of the Bells Line of Road in the Blue Mountains, west of Kurrajong and east of Bilpin.

History[edit]

Kurrajong Hills was previously known as Kurrajong North and Netley Hill. In 1927 Netley Hill Post Office, operated by Louisa Hearne, opened on the corner of Bells Line of Road and Hermitage Road. In 1938 the name was changed to North Kurrajong Post Office. It closed in 1968. In 1971 an attempt to officially name the area Netley Hill met with local opposition. The name Kurrajong Hills was settled on and assigned in 10 September 2004.[2]

Population[edit]

It had a population of 559 in the 2001 Census, growing to 629 in 2006[3] and 639 in the 2011 Census.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Kurrajong Hills (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.gnb.nsw.gov.au/place_naming/placename_search/extract?id=anKqXtsyMn
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Kurrajong Hills (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 22 October 2009.