Location: Mount Gilead


Mount Gilead/Gilead NSW 2560 is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia, in the local government area of the City of Campbelltown. Located 58km southwest of Sydney’s CBD. Gilead was a land named in the Bible and fames for its fields of wheat, which seemed like an ideal name for wheat farm when Reuban Uther was granted 400acres in 1812. In 1818 it was renamed Mount Gilead.

Mount Gilead is home to the Mount Gilead Estate a retirement lifestyle community, offering luxury villas and a wide range of activities/facilities including a private golf course, clubhouse, library and wellness centre.

LendLease has acquired a 610 hectare site, with hops for a 15 year master planned community at Mount Gilead. LendLease has been involved in the Macarthur region since 1958. “We look forward to building on this legacy at Mount Gilead and working in close collaboration with Campbelltown City Council, state agencies and most importantly the local community” Tarun Gupta (Chief Executive Lend Lease) said.


Getting Around

Mount Gilead is located 7km from south of the regional centre of Campbelltown. A neighbour to Menangle Park sitting east of the Hume Highway. A train station is located in Menangle and Menangle Park connecting the area to Sydney and the Southern Highlands.

Conveniently located next to the Hume Highway allowing for quick, direct access to Campbelltown and other areas on Sydney and the Southern Highlands.

Local Area Statistics



Population 351
Male 141
Female 208
Median Age 71

Source ABS Census 2011



All private dwellings 96
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $744
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3550
Median weekly rent $70
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

Source ABS Census 2011