Asquith is located 26km north west of the Sydney CBD. Asquith was named in 1915, after the then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Herbert Henry Asquith, Earl of Oxford and Asquith. Asquith railway station opened in 1915, in conjuction with the land release.
Asquith prides itself in it's two great high schools, Asquith Girls High School and Asquith Boys High School, and its two primary schools, St Patrick's Catholic Primary School and Asquith Public School. There's always plenty to do inlocale, such as at the large Mills Park tennis Centre, Asquith Sports Club, the Asquith Bowling & Recreations club, and the fabulous Asquith Golf Club.
Asquith's ready access to extensive bushland parks and waterways make it a great retreat, while being conveniently located hust a few minutes away from Hornsby's extensive train and bus interchange, banks, services, Westfield Shopping, light industrial precinct, and Hardware, paing and auto outlets.
Residents find Asquith a great place to be for a laidback, quiet suburban lifestyle, along with the advantages of being able to connect into a host of iconic Upper North Shore private schools, as well as the quick bus ride to the station, and just one train stop to Hornsby for fast trains to the City.