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Kurrajong Hills
New South Wales
Population: 639
Postcode: 2758
Location: 76 km (47 mi) from Sydney CBD
LGA: City of Hawkesbury
State District: Hawkesbury
Federal Division: Macquarie
Suburbs around Kurrajong Hills:
Kurrajong Heights Kurrajong Heights Kurrajong
Kurrajong Heights Kurrajong Hills Kurrajong
Grose Vale Kurmond Kurmond

Kurrajong Hills is a locality in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is 76 kilometres north-west of Sydney, in the local government area of the City of Hawkesbury. It is north of the Bells Line of Road in the Blue Mountains, west of Kurrajong and east of Bilpin.

History

Kurrajong Hills was previously known as Kurrajong North and Netley Hill. In 1927 Netley Hill Post Office, operated by Louisa Hearne, opened on the corner of Bells Line of Road and Hermitage Road. In 1938 the name was changed to North Kurrajong Post Office. It closed in 1968. In 1971 an attempt to officially name the area Netley Hill met with local opposition. The name Kurrajong Hills was settled on and assigned in 10 September 2004.

Population

It had a population of 559 in the 2001 Census, growing to 629 in 2006 and 639 in the 2011 Census.


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