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Camden Park - Mount Hunter - Cawdor

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Camden Park - Mount Hunter - Cawdor is 3,338, with a population density of 0.52 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Camden Park - Mount Hunter - Cawdor is bounded by Flaggy Creek, the Mount Hunter Rivulet, Burragorang Road, Fosters Lane, Westbrook Road, Cawdor Road, the transmission line, Griffiths Avenue and Navigation Creek in the north, the Nepean River and the locality of Menangle in the east, Remembrance Driveway and the localities of Razorback and Picton in the south, and the localities of The Oaks and Glenmore in the west.

Name origin

Camden Park and Cawdor are named after early properties in the area. Mount Hunter is named after Captain John Hunter, former NSW Governor.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the early 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Some growth took place during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Rapid development occurred from the mid 1990s, with the population more than trebling between 1996 and 2011, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area, particularly in the north-western section of Camden Park.

Land use

Camden Park - Mount Hunter - Cawdor is a mainly rural area, with a small urban centre in Mount Hunter and a growing residential area in Camden Park. Rural land is used mainly for hobby farms and orchards.

Major features

Major features of the area include Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute, Cubbitch Barta Reserve and two schools.

Included areas

Part of the locality of Cawdor is located in the Camden Council area.