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Shalvey
SydneyNew South Wales
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Shalvey shops
Population 3,517 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 2770
Location 48 km (30 mi) west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) City of Blacktown
State electorate(s) Mount Druitt
Federal Division(s) Chifley
Suburbs around Shalvey:
Shanes Park Shanes Park Marsden Park
North St Marys Shalvey Bidwill
North St Marys Lethbridge Park Blackett

Shalvey is a suburb of Blacktown, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Shalvey is located 48 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Blacktown and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

History

Shalvey takes its name from the main road in the area which was originally a crown subdivisional road. The road was named after Patrick Shalvey (1866 to 1962) who was a large landholder and ran an abattoir there to service his butcher shops in the city.

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