Location: Pheasants Nest


Pheasants Nest is a small village in the Macarthur Region of New South Wales, Australia, in Wollondilly Shire. It has a north bound and south bound roadhouse on the Hume Highway. At the 2006 census, Pheasants Nest had a population of 656 people. Pheasants Nest was named after the Lyrebird, local to the Bargo area, which was mistakenly called a pheasant by early explorers. It is surrounded by Wilton, Bargo, Tahmoor and Douglas Park suburbs. It is located 40 kilometre south-east from Campbelltown and 85 kilometre from Sydney.


Getting Around

Hume Motorway (M31) connects Pheasants Nest to other citites and towns. Campbelltown is 40 kilometres and Sydney CBD is 85 kilometres away from Pheasants Nest. Picton Road joins Hume Motorway connecting Picton with Pheasants Nest.

Local Area Statistics



Population 592
Male 318
Female 274
Median Age 38

Source ABS Census 2011, PHEASANTS NEST



All private dwellings 208
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1513
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2167
Median weekly rent $450
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5

Source ABS Census 2011, PHEASANTS NEST