Vineyard, New South Wales

Vineyard, New South Wales

Infobox Australian Place | type = suburb
name = Vineyard
city = Sydney
state = New South Wales


caption =
lga =
postcode = 2765
pop =
area =
propval =
stategov = Electoral district of Riverstone
fedgov = Division of Greenway
near-nw = Windsor
near-n = Mulgrave
near-ne = McGraths Hill
near-w = South Windsor
near-e = Oakville
near-sw = Windsor Downs
near-s = Riverstone
near-se = Box Hill
dist1 = 50
dir1 = west
location1= Sydney CBD

Vineyard (pronounced "Vinyard") is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. [ cite web| url = http://www.gnb.nsw.gov.au/name_search/extract?id=SXKqXtsEGH
title = Vineyard| publisher = Geographical Names Board of New South Wales| accessdate = 2007-01-03
] Vineyard is located 50 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Blacktown. Vineyard is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

History

Vineyard takes its name from the vineyards in this area, since this suburb was originally part of Windsor’s winegrowing district.

Transport

Vineyard is situated between the Richmond Road running from Blacktown to Richmond, and the Windsor Road running from Windsor to North Parramatta. Windsor Road is currently (Dec 06) undergoing a major upgrade to four lanes.

Vineyard railway station is on Richmond branch of the Western railway line of the Cityrail network, between Blacktown and Richmond. It provides regular commuter electric train services in both directions.

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