Wakeley, New South Wales

Wakeley, New South Wales

Infobox Australian Place | type = suburb
name = Wakeley
city = Sydney
state = nsw


caption =
lga = City of Fairfield
postcode = 2176
est =
pop =
area =
propval =
stategov = Cabramatta
fedgov = Fowler
near-nw = Greenfield Park
near-n = Prairiewood
near-ne = Fairfield West
near-w = St Johns Park
near-e = Canley Heights
near-sw = St Johns Park
near-s = St Johns Park
near-se = Canley Heights
dist1 = 34
dir1 = west
location1= Sydney CBD

Wakeley is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Wakeley is located 34 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Fairfield. Wakeley is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

History

Wakely is named after Daniel Wakely, an early settler in the area. It was mainly used for farming until being redeveloped as a residential suburb in 1980. [ "The Book of Sydney Suburbs", Frances Pollon, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, p.146 ISBN 0-207-14495-8]

Commercial Area

Wakeley has a small shopping complex.

chools

*King Park Public School
*Mary MacKillop College, which is run by the Sisters of St Joseph.

Churches

A Salvation Army and charity centre are also there.

References

External links


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