Hornsby Shire

Area in Sydney's north, part of the traditional lands of the Darug and Ku-ring-gai peoples, governed by Hornsby Shire Council. It is one of the largest local government areas in the Sydney region, stretching from Epping to the Hawkesbury River, and taking in the Hornsby Plateau.

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Hornsby Shire

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The second-largest shire in the Sydney region, Hornsby Shire dates from 1906, when it was largely a rural area. Now a thriving suburban shire, it still contains large areas of bushland.