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Cecil Hills

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Cecil Hills is 7,649, with a population density of 12.45 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Cecil Hills is bounded by Elizabeth Drive in the north, Cowpasture Road in the east, Lascelles Street, Spencer Road, Feodore Drive, Stirling Street and the locality of Cecil Park in the south, and the Sydney Water Supply Channel and the locality of Cecil Park in the west.

Name origin

Cecil Hills is named after an original property in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the early 1800s, with land used mainly for beef and sheep farming. Significant development did not occur until the early 1990s. Rapid growth took place during the 1990s, with the population nearly quadrupling between 1996 and 2001. Growth continued between 2001 and 2006, although at a much slower rate as fewer new dwellings were added to the area. The population and dwelling stock were relatively stable between 2006 and 2011.

Land use

Cecil Hills is a recent residential area with substantial parklands in the west.

Major features

Major features of the area include Western Sydney Parklands, Cecil Hills Shopping Village, Cecil Hills Farm (historic property), Gough Park, Dunumbral Park, Elizabeth Park, James Gough Park, Longfields Park, Louise Park, Pye Hill Reserve, Ward Park, Woolway Park, Yarraman Park, Liverpool Ottake Reservoir, Cecil Hill Lake and two schools.

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