Maroota

Far north-western rural suburb surrounded by state forest, south of Wisemans Ferry.

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Maroota, in Dharug country, was first settled in 1832 as Forest Glen, but the farms failed. In 1892 another village was proclaimed there, called Maroota. Quarries supplied sand and gravel to Sydney for many years.