- Bligh Park, New South Wales
Infobox Australian Place | type = suburb
name = Bligh Park
state = NSW
City of Hawkesbury
postcode = 2756
pop = 6,541 (2006 Census)
Division of Greenway
dist1 = 58
location1= Sydney CBD
near-nw = South Windsor
near-n = South Windsor
near-ne = Mulgrave
near-w = Londonderry
near-e = Mulgrave
near-sw = Londonderry
near-s = Berkshire Park
near-se = Windsor Downs
Bligh Park is a
suburbof Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Bligh Park is located 58 kilometreswest of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Hawkesburyand is part of the Greater Western Sydneyregion. The postcode for Bligh Park is 2756, which also covers the suburbs of Windsor, South Windsor, Windsor Downs and Ebenezer.
Bligh Park is named after
William Bligh, while streets in the suburb are named after ships and people on the First Fleet.
Bligh Park has a small local shopping centre which includes a grocery store, a takeaway store, a chemist, a bakery and a newsagent. Bligh Park is also the home to Bligh Park Primary School, which opened in 1990. Bligh Park has two large sporting ovals: Bounty Reserve and Colonial. Both are used as training arenas for sporting clubs such as Bligh Park Cricket Club, Bligh Park Soccer Club and Windsor Wolves Junior Rugby League Club.
According to the last census, the population of Bligh Park was 6,058. 87% of people in the suburb are Australian-born while another 5% are born in the
United Kingdom. The top 5 religious affiliations for residents of Bligh Park are: Anglican(36%), Catholic(31%), No Religion (13%), Uniting Church(6%) and Presbyterianand Reformed (4%).
* [http://www.domain.com.au/real-estate/Bligh+Park/16.html Bligh Park Real Estate]
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