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Narellan - Smeaton Grange

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Narellan - Smeaton Grange is 3,773, with a population density of 5.64 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Narellan - Smeaton Grange is bounded by The Northern Road, Camden Valley Way and Turner Road in the north, the transmission line in the east, Narellan Road and the Camden Bypass in the south, and the suburb of Elderslie, Camden Golf Club, Camden Valley Way, the transmission line and Narellan Creek in the west.

Name origin

Narellan and Smeaton Grange are named after early properties in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the early 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Residential growth took place from the 1970s, accompanied by industrial development. Rapid development took place during the 1980s. Growth continued during the early 1990s as new dwellings continued to be added to the area. The population declined slightly from the mid 1990s, a result of little change in dwelling stock and a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Narellan - Smeaton Grange is a residential and industrial area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Narellan Town Centre, Camden Golf Club (Studley Park), Council Offices, Narellan Park, Narellan Urban Forest, Brian Moore Reserve, Coghill Reserve, Col Barratt Reserve, Eastwood Reserve, Greenhills Reserve, Nott Oval, Rosevale Reserve, Valley View Reserve, Wilton Reserve and several schools.