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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.

Historical Sites

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.

  • Barrengarry House and outbuildings (c.1888) (now part of James Ruse Agricultural High School)
  • Carlingford Public School building and cottage (1887), Marsden Rd, Carlingford
  • Mobbs Hill Reservoir (1916), 224 Marsden Road, Carlingford
  • Former St Paul’s Anglican Church (1850), 346 Marsden Road, Carlingford
  • Old Dundas Quarry (Geological Corridor through Time), Evans Rd, Dundas Valley
  • Cemetery (1850), Marsden Road, Carlingford

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.

Host of Amenities
Local Eateries and cafes
  • Chinese Cuisine 
  • Japanese
  • Food from Mars 
  • Oliver Brown cafe
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