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This Southern Highlands former railway town is within easy reach of all major services.

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Location

Hill Top is 114 km (90 min drive) south west of Sydney, 77 km (55 min drive) from Wollongong and 190 km (2 hr drive) north east of Canberra. The regional centre of Bowral is only 21 km (23 min drive) from Hill Top.

The village is located in the Southern Highlands, an area renowned for its quaint heritage villages and old world charm.

How to get there

The nearest airport to Hill Top is Sydney Airport 100 km away (80 min drive). As the busiest airport in Australia, it offers services to international destinations, state capitals and regional locations.

Buses run from Hill Top to Picton Train Station where you can then travel by bus or train to Sydney.

Population

Hill Top is home to more than 2,100 people, the median age of residents is 32 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up nearly 4% of the population.

The towns are located within the South Western Sydney NSW Primary Health Network, this Population Health Needs Assessment provides an overview of community health for the region.

Healthcare facilities

Bowral and District Hospital (25 min drive) is a major rural hospital servicing the Southern Highlands Region. It has 91 beds and offers a range of general and specialised services such as general medical, emergency services, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatric, surgical, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, and geriatric.

There are NSW Ambulance Service stations in nearby Picton and Bowral.

Accredited GP practices

  • Hilltop Surgery

  • Industry

The major industry sectors employing residents of Hill Top are: aged care residential services, supermarket and grocery stores, takeaway food stores, social assistance services, and road freight transport.
  • Education

There is one primary school in Hill Top: Hill Top Public School. There are numerous other private and public schooling options in the greater Southern Highlands Region.
  • Childcare

For young families, Hill Top has a centre-based child care and out of school hours care. There are numerous other child care options in the greater Southern Highlands Region.
  • Shopping

Hill Top has a bakery, chemist, general store, liquor store, real estate agent, and fast food shop. A wide range of supermarkets and major retail stores are located in nearby towns and the regional centre of Bowral is only 21 km (23 min drive) from Hill Top.
  • Places of worship

There are a number of places of worship in Southern Highlands including Catholic, Anglican, Uniting, Methodist and Baptist churches. The nearest Buddhist Temple (Nan Tien) is in Berkeley (60 min drive from Hill Top) and the closest mosque (Omar Mosque) is in Gwynneville (50 min drive from Hill Top).
  • Points of interest

Located in the Southern Highlands, Hill Top is a great base for a range of activites and events. From bushwalking and picnics, to eating out at quaint cafes or fine restaurants, or visiting local markets and antique shops there is much to do.  
  • Sporting activities

Sporting clubs in Hill Top include soccer, tennis and cricket. The Southern Highlands Indoor Sports Centre in Hill Top offers indoor soccer, hockey and netball.
  • Community groups and activities

Community and service groups in the Southern Highlands region include the SES, RFS, Country Women's Association and Hill Top Community Association.
  • Social media groups

There are social media pages and groups dedicated to life and sport in Hill Top. Good places to start are the Facebook pages: Hill Top LocalsHill Top Garage SaleHill Top Community Association and Southern Highland News.