Oxley Park, New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales
Oxley Park Public School
|Population||2,923 (2011 census)|
|Location||43 km (27 mi) west of Sydney CBD|
|LGA(s)||Penrith City Council|
Oxley Park is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is 43 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.
Oxley Park was named after explorer John Oxley (1784-1828) was granted 600 acres (2.4 km2) in this area in 1823. The grant extended from Queen Street St Marys east to Ropes Creek and from the Great Western Highway to the railway line.
Oxley Park is a residential suburb. It is one of the older suburbs around St Marys, with older homes on large blocks of land. Its boundary includes Ropes Creek, the Great Western Highway, Sydney Street and the Main Western railway line.
Oxley Park features sporting fields, St Mary's Cemetery (the second-largest cemetery in the City of Penrith) and Oxley Park Primary School. There are no designated industrial areas in the suburb.
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