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    Suburb Information for Charnwood (ACT 2615)

History

The suburb was named after a former Homestead in the Belconnen District. In 1833, Henry Hall obtained a grant of 3492 acres of land which he named ‘Charnwood’.

The suburb name "Charnwood" was gazetted on 9 September 1971

Street Naming Theme

Street names in Charnwood are named after famous New South Wales pioneers.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

0.5 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

KIPPAX FAIR - 2.8 km

Closest hospital

CALVARY PRIVATE HOSPITAL - 7.5 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

CHARNWOOD PRIMARY - 0.6 km

High School

MELBA COPLAND HIGH SCHOOL, MELBA - 2.1 km

College

MELBA COPLAND COLLEGE, MELBA - 2.7 km

University

UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA, BRUCE - 6.3 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 87.0%
Townhouses: 12.6%
Flats & units: 0.4%
Other: 0.0%
Average age: 34 years
Population: 3,067