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Bringelly - Cobbitty Hills

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Bringelly - Cobbitty Hills is 1,896, with a population density of 0.37 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Bringelly - Cobbitty Hills is bounded by Bringelly Creek, Liverpool City and Greendale Road in the north, Cobbitty Road and Macquarie Grove Road in the east, and the Nepean River in the south and west.

Name origin

Bringelly is named after a village in Wales.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the early 1800s, with land used mainly for farming and grazing. Population was minimal until the late 1800s, with some growth from the 1960s. The population increased during the 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area. The population declined slightly between 2001 and 2011, a result of little change in dwelling stock and a decline in dwelling occupancy rates.

Land use

Bringelly - Cobbitty Hills is a rural and rural-residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Camden Airport, the Nepean River, Cobbitty Wines, Frederick L Small Playing Fields, Teen Ranch, The University of Sydney (Animal Reproduction Unit & Plant Breeding Institute), Coates Park Farm (The University of Sydney), Mount Hunter Rivulet Weir and one school.

Included areas

Bringelly - Cobbitty Hills encompasses most of the locality of Cobbitty and the western part of Bringelly. Part of the locality of Bringelly is located in Liverpool City.