Normanhurst was originally known as Hornsby, with the Suburb that is now known as Hornsby called Jack's Island
The Land on which Normanhurst stands was granted to Constable Horne
Population 5,290 at the 2016 Census, 23 Km from Sydney CBD, Area 2.17 sqkms.
The Railway station originally known as " Hornsby" opened in November 1895 and was changed by the local community to Normanhurst in 1900