You may be wondering where the ‘river’ is in Riverstone – Riverstone is named after a place in Ireland which was the birth place of the first farmer to own land, Lieut-Col Maurice Charles O’Connell ‘Riverston Farm’. The ‘e’ at the end, first appeared in railway timetables in the 1860s, a misprint which became accepted spelling.
Riverstone still has a lot of its’ old charm and friendly country feel to it. The Riverstone Railway has a lot of history attached to it and still uses the old road crossing and original signal box which was first erected in the 1860s.
Riverstone is only minutes away from the popular Rouse Hill Town Centre and 31.9Kms, about thirty minutes to Parramatta.
Riverstone has a railway station on the Richmond branch of the North Shore, Northern and Western Line of the Sydney Trains Network between Blacktown and Richmond.
There are three (3) Private schools namely, St John’s Catholic primary school, Norwest Christian College and Australian Christian College which has two components – on campus day school and distance education which serves home schooled students across New South Wales.
There are also 2 public schools, Riverstone High School and Riverstone Public.
There are seven (7) churches in Riverstone including Catholic, Anglican, Uniting, Baptist Community and Voice of Victory.
What you'll find in Riverstone
Places of Worship
- • Church Of Scientology
- • Seventh Day Adventist Church
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