Total population: 2,745
Number of families: 753
Top age groups and lifestyles: Established couples and families, older couples and families, and maturing couples and families
Kearns, located 57 km south-west of the Sydney CBD, is part of the local government area of the city of Campbelltown and is in the Macarthur region.
The area was first settled in the 1820s, with land primarily utilised as farms. Major development occurred in the 1980s and continued until the mid-1990s.
The suburb was named after William Kearns, a local farmer and property owner on the fringe of the Scenic Hills in the 1800s. The property remained with the Kearns until 1978.
A major development was planned in the area by the local council in 1975, and picked the name Kearns. The names of the streets are of famous rivers of the world. In 1985, the first residents moved in. A primary school was opened in 1992.
The first thing that you will notice upon entering the suburb is the peacefulness and greenery all around. It offers nice parks and reserves with large spaces for sports like cricket, a playground for children, walkway and bikeway.
It is one of the nicest and safest suburbs to live in Western Sydney. The neighbours are friendly. It is close to public transportation, access roads and other conveniences and amenities. There are plenty of local shops, and Macarthur Square and Campbelltown Shopping Centre are very close.
One of the main features of Kearns is the Macarthur Grange Country Club Golf Course, an 18-hole, professionally designed public golf link. It is a place to enjoy golf and experience fine dining at its fully licensed restaurant.
Busabout buses regularly service the suburb. It is minutes away from M5 and M7, and the railways stations at Campbelltown and Minto.
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*Data based on the 2016 Census.