The wide stretching 8.5 square kilometre suburb of Carlingford is home to 28,000 people, culturally diverse and family centric. With the large selection of schools, parks, shops, restaurants located only 7 KM to Parramatta CBD, Carlingford’s rapid urbanisation comes as no surprise. Carlingford forms part of the Parramatta City Council and is among several other regions of Sydney
Carlingford’s name is said to originate from the name of a post office once located on Mobbs Hill dated back to 1883. Prior to Carlingford’s enormous population growth following World War II, the area was native to the Wallumedegal people.
Carlingford has a number of historical/heritage protected sites that include Aboriginal cultural sites, houses, public buildings, churches, gardens, regeneration sites, industrial, war memorials, road infrastructure and former farm sites.
There is no shortage of buses which can take you to central business districts and nearby train stations.
Several bus routes through Carlingford. Major bus stations are located at Carlingford Court Shopping Centre, Carlingford Railway Station and Oakes Road M2 bus stop.
Schools are a key strength of Carlingford, offering excellent private and public facilities.