Shalvey, New South Wales facts for kids
Sydney, New South Wales
|Population||3,517 (2011 census)|
|Location||48 km (30 mi) west of Sydney CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Blacktown|
|State electorate(s)||Mount Druitt|
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.
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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