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Cecil Park, New South Wales

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Population  1,477 (2011 census)
State electorate(s)  Mulgoa
Postcode(s)  2178
Postal code  2178
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Location  40 km (25 mi) west of Sydney
Cecil Park  Cecil Hills Elizabeth Hills
Federal divisions  Division of McMahon, Division of Werriwa
Lgas  City of Fairfield, City of Liverpool

Cecil Park is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 40 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Fairfield. It is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

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Map of Cecil Park NSW 2178, Australia

History

Cecil Park was originally home to the Cabrogal people who occupied much of the greater Fairfield area. When European exploration of the area began in the early 19th century, a nearby range was named Cecil Hills and this in turn inspired the name Cecil Park. The first white settler in Cecil Park was Simeon Lord.

Cecil Park Post Office opened on 16 July 1897 and closed in 1966.

Demographics

At the 2011 census, there were 1,477 residents in Cecil Park. 60.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common other countries of birth were Italy 4.6%, Iraq 4.5%, Fiji 2.2%, Philippines 2.0% and Malta 1.7%. In Cecil Park 53.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 8.6%, Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 4.8%, Arabic 4.5%, Spanish 3.2% and Hindi 2.8%.

Common ancestries include, Italian 16.2%, Australian 13.6%, English 9.3%, Maltese 5.9% and Assyrian 4.6%.

References

Cecil Park, New South Wales Wikipedia


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