Wakeley, New South Wales

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Wakeley
SydneyNew South Wales
Wakeley is located in New South Wales
Wakeley
Wakeley
Coordinates 33°52′34″S 150°54′44″E / 33.87611°S 150.91222°E / -33.87611; 150.91222Coordinates: 33°52′34″S 150°54′44″E / 33.87611°S 150.91222°E / -33.87611; 150.91222
Population 4,671 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2176
Location 34 km (21 mi) west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) City of Fairfield
State electorate(s) Fairfield
Federal Division(s) Fowler
Suburbs around Wakeley:
Greenfield Park Prairiewood Fairfield West
St Johns Park Wakeley Canley Heights
St Johns Park St Johns Park Canley Heights

Wakeley is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 34 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Fairfield. Wakeley is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

The City of Fairfield Council Chambers are located in Wakeley.

History[edit]

Wakeley is named after Daniel Wakeley, an early settler in the area. It was mainly used for farming until being redeveloped as a residential suburb in 1980.[2]

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A Salvation Army and charity centre are also there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Wakeley (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  2. ^ The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Frances Pollon, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, p.146 ISBN 0-207-14495-8