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Currans Hill
SydneyNew South Wales
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Population: 5030
Postcode: 2567
Location: 60 km (37 mi) from Sydney CBD
LGA: Camden Council
Region: Macarthur
State District: Camden
Federal Division: Macarthur
Suburbs around Currans Hill:
Harrington Park Catherine Field Eschol Park
Smeaton Grange Currans Hill Blairmount
Mount Annan Mount Annan Campbelltown

Currans Hill is a suburb of Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is 60 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Camden Council and is part of the Macarthur region.

History

The area now known as Currans Hill was originally home to the Muringong, southernmost of the Darug people. In 1805 John Macarthur established his property at Camden where he raised merino sheep.

People

Demographics

In the 2011 census, there were 5,030 residents in Currans Hill. This suburb has a young population, with the median age being 29. The number of children aged under 10 (21.2%) is almost double the national average. The majority of residents were born in Australia (81.1%), with the most common other countries of birth being England 3.6%, New Zealand 1.6% and Philippines 0.8%.

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