Mount Vernon, New South Wales

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Mount Vernon
SydneyNew South Wales
Mount Vernon is located in New South Wales
Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon
Coordinates 33°51′25″S 150°48′36″E / 33.85694°S 150.81000°E / -33.85694; 150.81000Coordinates: 33°51′25″S 150°48′36″E / 33.85694°S 150.81000°E / -33.85694; 150.81000
Population 1,036 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2178
Location 42 km (26 mi) west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) City of Penrith
State electorate(s) Mulgoa
Federal Division(s) McMahon
Suburbs around Mount Vernon:
Kemps Creek Kemps Creek Horsley Park
Kemps Creek Mount Vernon Horsley Park
Kemps Creek Cecil Park Cecil Park

Mount Vernon is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Mount Vernon is 42 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Penrith and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

Mount Vernon is a sparsely populated rural suburb providing a close community atmosphere for its residents. It is a hilly suburb with views all the way to the Blue Mountains. Kemps Creek forms its northern and western boundary with Mamre Road providing a boundary on its west along with Kemps Creek.

History[edit]

Mount Vernon takes its name from the land granted in 1820 to Anthony Fenn Kemp (1773-1868). It was presumably named after Mount Vernon, George Washington's home in Virginia in the United States of America.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Mount Vernon (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 April 2015.  Edit this at Wikidata

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