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Bonnyrigg Heights
SydneyNew South Wales
Population: 7,209
Postcode: 2177
Location: 37 km (23 mi) west of Sydney
LGA: City of Fairfield
State District: Cabramatta
Federal Division: Werriwa
Suburbs around Bonnyrigg Heights:
Abbotsbury Edensor Park Bonnyrigg
Cecil Hills Bonnyrigg Heights Bossley Park
Cecil Hills Green Valley Green Valley

Bonnyrigg Heights is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Bonnyrigg Heights is located 37 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Fairfield and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

History

Bonnyrigg Heights takes its name from Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, Scotland.

Geography

The elevation of Bonnyrigg Heights is approximately between 45–80 metres above mean sea level The neighbouring suburbs are Abbotsbury, Bonnyrigg, Cecil Hills, Edensor Park and Green Valley.

Demographics

According to the 2011 census of Population, there were 7,209 residents in Bonnyrigg heights. In Bonnyrigg Heights, 46.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common other countries of birth were Vietnam 10.9%, Iraq 5.2%, Cambodia 3.4%, Laos 2.9% and Fiji 2.5%. 25.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Vietnamese 16.4%, Serbian 6.7%, Arabic 5.4%, Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 4.9% and Italian 3.9%. The most common responses for religion in Bonnyrigg Heights were Catholic 33.4%, Buddhism 23.5%, Eastern Orthodox 11.8%, No Religion 6.7% and Islam 5.7%.

Transport

Buses traverse the suburb. The T80 Liverpool-Parramatta Transitway service (Western Sydney Buses) links Bonnyrigg Heights to major centres across Greater Western Sydney including Bonnyrigg, Prairiewood, Smithfield, City of Liverpool and City of Parramatta. The hourly 805 and 816 service (Metrolink and Busabout) operates to Cabramatta. Whilst the 807 from Cecil Hills Shopping Centre is every 30 minutes to Liverpool. The newly completed transit-way goes from Parramatta to Miller TAFE at Hoxton Park. Oliveri's Metro-Link also service parts of Bonnyrigg Heights to Liverpool, Green Valley and Cecil Hills.

The Westlink M7 Motorway interchange from Cecil Hills takes you to M4 Western Motorway near Parramatta, M2 Hills Motorway at Baulkham Hills (north western suburbs) or the interchange near The Crossroads for the M5 South Western Motorway to Sydney or Campbelltown.

Resources and buildings

--> Bonnyrigg Heights fire station --> Bonnyrigg Heights Public school --> John the Baptist Parish and primary school --> Freeman catholic college --> Bonnyrigg Heights hall --> Bonnyrigg garden centre --> Bonnyrigg sports club --> Liverpool to Parramatta Brown T-way


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