Suburb Profile


St Clair is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is 39 kilometres west of the Sydney central businessdistrict, in the local government area of the City of Penrith and ispart of the Greater Western Sydneyregion. St Clair is within view of the Blue Mountains. History St Clair takes its name from a residential housing development established in 1970. The current StClair Post Office opened on 17 March 1981   The area was formerly part of a larger area named South Creek. It was later, unofficially, known as South St Marys, with the southern section being named Erskine Park. The original site of St Clair was once part of Chatsworth Nursery, a branch of Darling Nursery, which had beenestablished in 1827 during the reign of King George IV. The owner Thomas Shepherd developed an irrigation system utiliz...

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  Erskine Park is a suburb of Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Erskine Park is located 42 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Penrith and is part of theGreater Western Sydney region. ErskinePark is a growing, predominately residential suburb with some industrial developments. The suburb has a high school, primary school and some local shops. History Erskine Park is named after James Erskine, Lieutenant Governor to Lachlan Macquarie, who was granted land in this area in the early days of the colony. James Erskine Public School The local school, is named in his honour. The local shopping centre features a supermarket, hairdressers, newsagent, butcher, bakery, pharmacy, a popular family pizzeria named Gottie's and an Aldi. An industrial area on the southern outskirts is known as the Erskine Busines...

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