Campbelltown City CouncilCommunity profile

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About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Blairmount is 594, with a population density of 1.73 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Blairmount is bounded by the suburb of Eschol Park and Badgally Road in the north, the Hume Highway in the east and south, and the Camden Council area in the west.

Name origin

Blairmount is named after an early property in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Significant development did not occur until the 1980s. The population has fluctuated slightly the early 1990s, a result of small changes in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Blairmount is a mainly rural area, with a residential area near the corner of Badgally Road and the Hume Highway.

Major features

Major features of the area include Thomas Burke Reserve and two schools.

Included areas

This small area includes the locality of Blairmount and the Campbelltown City part of the locality of Gregory Hills. Most of the locality of Gregory Hills is located in the Camden Council area.