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Blair Athol

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Blair Athol is 2,955, with a population density of 33.07 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Blair Athol is bounded by the Hume Highway and the suburb of Campbelltown in the north, The Kraal Drive, Johnson Road, Sophia Place and John Kidd Drive in the east, Blaxland Road and Narellan Road in the south, and the suburb of Campbelltown and Maryfields Drive in the west.

Name origin

Blair Athol is named after an original property in the area, which was named after a town in Scotland.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Development of the area dates from the late 1990s, on land previously earmarked for industrial uses. Rapid growth took place from the late 1990s, with no population in 1996 to nearly 2,600 people in 2006. Population growth slowed considerably between 2006 and 2011, a result of fewer new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Blair Athol is a recent residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include John Kidd Reserve, Harvey Brown Reserve and Kia Reserve.