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Sydney, New South Wales
Henry Kendall Avenue, Padstow Heights
|Population||3,540 (2016 census)|
|Location||23 km (14 mi) south-west of Sydney CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Canterbury-Bankstown|
|State electorate(s)||East Hills|
Padstow Heights, a suburb of local government area City of Canterbury-Bankstown, located 23 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is a part of the South-western Sydney region. Padstow is a separate suburb to the north and One Tree Point is a locality within Padstow Heights.
The Padstow area was first named Padstow Park Estate after a town called Padstow in Cornwall, England. It was named for being the "holy place of St Petrock" (not to be confused with St Patrick), an important Cornish saint.
The local bus route, 927 takes residents from One Tree Point to Padstow.
- Jason Clare - Member for Blaxland in the federal parliament is currently living in Padstow Heights
- Jayden El-Jalkh - A Lebanon international rugby league footballer who plays as a winger for the Western Suburbs Magpies in the NSW Cup.
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