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Leppington - Rossmore - Catherine area

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Leppington - Rossmore - Catherine area is 12,897, with a population density of 1.62 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Leppington - Rossmore - Catherine area is bounded by Greendale Road and Bringelly Road in the north, Cowpasture Road, Camden Valley Way and Campbelltown City in the east, and the suburb of Currans Hill, the transmission line, Turner Road, Camden Valley Way and Cobbitty Road in the south.

Name origin

Leppington is named after an early property in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the early 1800s, with land used mainly for farming and grazing. Some growth took place during the late 1800s, with further expansion from the 1960s. The population increased gradually from the early 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area. Growth is expected in the southern section, particularly in the suburbs of Catherine Field, Cobbitty, Gregory Hills and Oran Park.

Land use

Leppington - Rossmore - Catherine area is a rural and rural-residential area, with developing residential areas.

Major features

Major features of the area include Camden Lakeside Country Club, Camden Valley Golf Resort, Gledswood Homestead & Winery, Catherine Field Hall, Leppington Progress Hall, Catherine Field Reserve, Pat Kontista Reserve, Rossmore Reserve, Marcelin Park, Thomas Donovan Park and numerous schools.

Included areas

Leppington - Rossmore - Catherine area encompasses the suburbs and localities of Bringelly (part), Catherine Field, Cobbitty (part), Gregory Hills (part), Leppington (part), Oran Park and Rossmore (part). Parts of the localities of Bringelly, Leppington and Rossmore are located in Liverpool City. Part of the locality of Gregory Hills is located in Campbelltown City.