- Agnes Banks, New South Wales
Infobox Australian Place | type = suburb
name = Agnes Banks
state = NSW
City of Hawkesbury
postcode = 2753
pop = 1,005 (2006 Census)
Division of Greenway
dist1 = 65
location1= Sydney CBD
near-nw = Grose Wold
near-n = Richmond
near-ne = Hobartville
near-w = Yarramundi
near-e = Londonderry
near-sw = Yarramundi
near-s = Castlereagh
near-se = Cranebrook
Agnes Banks is a
suburbof Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Agnes Banks is located 68 kilometreswest of the Sydney central business district, in the local government areas of the City of Penrithand City of Hawkesbury. It is part of the Greater Western Sydneyregion.
Agnes Banks is connected to Penrith by Castlereagh Road which runs alongside the Nepean River between Richmond and Penrith. Natural woodlands and sandy deposits make up the higher landscape of this suburb. Agnes Banks is a rural outpost of the City of Penrith which has kept its intrinsic agricultural value and rural lifestyle.
This suburb was settled as early as 1804 by Andrew Thompson who leased his land out to tenant farmers on the gently undulating alluvial farmlands. The town here was once known as 'Little Richmond'.
According to the 2001 Census, the population was 405.
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