Smeaton Grange, New South Wales

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Smeaton Grange
SydneyNew South Wales
Smeaton Grange is located in New South Wales
Smeaton Grange
Smeaton Grange
Coordinates 34°2′6″S 150°45′25″E / 34.03500°S 150.75694°E / -34.03500; 150.75694Coordinates: 34°2′6″S 150°45′25″E / 34.03500°S 150.75694°E / -34.03500; 150.75694
Population 20 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2567
Location 60 km (37 mi) from Sydney CBD
LGA(s) Camden Council
State electorate(s) Camden
Federal Division(s) Macarthur
Suburbs around Smeaton Grange:
Harrington Park Currans Hill Currans Hill
Harrington Park Smeaton Grange Currans Hill
Narellan Narellan Vale Mount Annan

Smeaton Grange is an industrial suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is located in the Camden Council local government area. The suburb mainly consists of industrial buildings and warehouses.

History[edit]

The area now known as Smeaton Grange was originally home to the Muringong, southernmost of the Darug people. In 1805 John Macarthur established his property at Camden where he raised merino sheep.[2] [3]

Education[edit]

There is one local school, Magdalene Catholic High School (MCHS), which was built in 2000 and is located on Smeaton Grange Road.[4]

Governance[edit]

Smeaton Grange is part of the north ward of Camden Council represented by Lara Symkowiak (currently mayor), David Bligh and Peter Sidgreaves. The suburb is contained within the federal electorate of Macarthur, represented by Russell Matheson (Liberal), and the state electorate of Camden, currently held by Chris Patterson (Liberal).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Smeaton Grange (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 April 2015.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "The History of Camden". Camden Historical Society. Retrieved 20 March 2008. 
  3. ^ "Aboriginal People and Place". City of Sydney. Retrieved 20 March 2008. 
  4. ^ http://www.mchsdow.catholic.edu.au/

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