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Leppington - Denham Court

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Leppington - Denham Court is 1,396, with a population density of 1.87 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Leppington - Denham Court is bounded by Bringelly Road and Camden Valley Way in the north, a line running continuous of Zouch Road and Zouch Road in the east, Campbelltown Road and Denham Court Road in the south, and Camden Valley Way and Cowpasture Road in the west.

Name origin

Leppington is named after an original property (Leppington Park) in the area. Denham Court is named after Denham, England.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1800s, with land used mainly for sheep farming and breeding. Some growth took place in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The most significant development occurred during the post-war years, although the area has remained primarily a community of small farms. The population increased during the early 1990s, and then declined slightly between 1996 and 2011, largely due to a decline in dwelling stock.

Land use

Leppington - Denham Court is a rural and rural-residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall and Forest Lawn Gardens (Cemetery).

Included areas

This small area encompasses the Liverpool City parts of the suburbs of Denham Court and Leppington, and a small part of the suburb of Edmondson Park. The remaining part of the suburb of Leppington is located in the Camden Council area. The remaining part of the suburb of Denham Court is located in Campbelltown City. Most of the suburb of Edmondson Park is located in the Edmondson Park small area.