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Location: Catherine Field

About

Catherine Field is a beautiful historic town locating in the Macarthur Region of New South Wales, Australia. The 16.56 square kilometre state suburb is administrated by the Camden Council, a local government area of Australia. Camden is surrounded by Bringelly, Rossmore, Leppington, Oran Park, Varroville, Harrington Park, Currans Hill and Eschol Park suburbs. The Postcode of Catherine Field is 2557. It located 60 km south-west of Sydney CBD and 7 km north-west of Campbelltown.

The land was originally belonging to the Darug people of southern area. John Macarthur, a British army officer and a pioneer of settlement in Australia, established his property in the Catherine Field area in 1805 and started raising Merino sheep. Catherine Field Post Office opened on 1 July 1963 and closed in 1996. It was home to a theme park called El Caballo Blanco in the 1980s.

Location

Getting Around

Camden Valley Way connects Catherine Field to the surrounding towns and cities. Busways operates route and school bus services in the local community. Camden Valley Way meets the Western Motorway at Casula NSW 2170 and connects Catherine Field with Sydney. Peoples of Smeaton Grange, Narellan, Harrington Park and Mount Annan use Camden Valley Way to visit other regions of Sydney.

Local Area Statistics

People

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Population 1586
Male 812
Female 774
Median Age 37

Source ABS Census 2011, CATHERINE FIELD

Households

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All private dwellings 453
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $1,476
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,448
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.7

Source ABS Census 2011, CATHERINE FIELD