Chisholm, New South Wales facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsChisholm
Maitland, New South Wales
|Population||184 (2011 census)|
|• Density||28.88/km2 (74.8/sq mi)|
|Area||6.371 km2 (2.5 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||City of Maitland|
As at the 2011 Census Chisholm had a population of 184. On 6 October 2011 it was announced that an additional 5,000 housing lots were to be released which estimated accommodation for an additional 15,000 residents.
Chisholm is located on a low ridge falling to the surrounding floodplain and wetlands, and further to the Hunter River. Chisholm is bordered by Raymond Terrace Road towards the south, and Mcfarlanes Road towards the east. Towards the north, and west Chisholm borders a natural watercourse, and wetlands.
As of 27 January 2015 Chisholm is serviced by Bus Route 189 (Thornton to Stockland Green Hills via Chisholm), with stops at:
- Corner of Settlers Boulevard and Raymond Terrace Road (Thornton Side)
- Settlers Boulevard near the roundabout
- Grasshawk Drive at St. Aloysius Catholic Primary School
The closest train station is Thornton railway station
The first school located within in Chisholm is St. Aloysius Catholic Primary School. The closest public primary school is Thornton Public School, and secondary school is Francis Greenway High School. In 2016 it was announced that St. Bede's Catholic College would open in 2018 to cater for the increased demand for Catholic Education in the Maitland region. St Bede's Catholic College will be located next to St. Aloysius Catholic Primary School.
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