Ropes Crossing is a suburb of Blacktown, Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Ropes Crossing is located 49 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Blacktown and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.
Ropes Crossing was originally part of the suburb of St Marys. The suburb is named as a crossing of Ropes Creek, a watercourse which is approximately 23 kilometres (14 mi) long rising near Devils Back Tunnel and flowing north into South Creek. The creek itself was named for Anthony Rope, a First Fleet convict who it is assumed was granted land fronting the creek.
The suburb is currently (2013) being developed for housing by Lend Lease with up to 2,200 homes and will contain a regional park in the centre. Housing is divided up into four villages - Aurora, Barinya, Brookwood and Woodlands. Rochford Place is allocated as 'Over 55's Living'.
Ropes Crossing Public School was opened in 2008.
The current (2013) population of the suburb is approximately 2000 people.
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