Rankin Park, New South Wales
Newcastle, New South Wales
|Population||2,451 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,750/km2 (4,530/sq mi)|
|Area||1.4 km2 (0.5 sq mi)|
|Location||11 km (7 mi) W of Newcastle|
Rankin Park // is a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, located 11 kilometres (7 mi) west of Newcastle's central business district. It is split between the City of Lake Macquarie and City of Newcastle local government areas.
The suburb began as a housing estate named Cambridge Hills Estate. The local preschool on McCaffrey Drive, formerly a sales office for the estate, retains the former estate's name.
The east of the suburb contains George McGregor Park, a 19.66-hectare (48.58-acre) bushland reserve named after the late, former South Wallsend Progress Association member, George McGregor, is managed by the City of Newcastle.
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