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Scheyville
SydneyNew South Wales
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Training farm fields and early 1900s silo
Population: 1848
Postcode: 2756
Location: 54 km (34 mi) NW of Sydney CBD
LGA: City of Hawkesbury
State District: Hawkesbury
Federal Division: Macquarie
Suburbs around Scheyville:
Windsor Windsor Maraylya
Pitt Town Scheyville Maraylya
Oakville Vineyard Box Hill

Scheyville (pronunciation: /ˌskˈvɪl/) is a suburb of Sydney, Australia. Scheyville is located 54 kilometres (34 mi) northwest of the Sydney central business district in the Hawkesbury local government area.

Scheyville Centenary 2011
Scheyville Centenary 2011

Military history

From 1965 to 1973, Scheyville was the site of Officer Training Unit, Scheyville (OTU Scheyville), established to provide training to meet the growing need for officers for the new conscripts called up for service under the national service scheme.

Parks

In 1997 large tracts of land in the area were dedicated as the Scheyville National Park. The area is named after William Schey, MLA, the Member for Redfern and later Darlington between 1887 and 1898.


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