About the profile areas
The 2011 population for Padstow Heights is 3,845, with a population density of 18.73 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Padstow Heights is bounded by Curzon Road, Courtney Road, Hall Crescent and Henry Lawson Drive in the north, Salt Pan Creek in the east, the Georges River in the south, and Little Salt Pan Creek in the west.
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Settlement of the area dates from the late 1800s, with land used mainly for timber-getting and farming. Significant development did not occur until the late 1920s, spurred by the construction of the railway line. Rapid growth took place in the immediate post-war years. The population generally increased from the early 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area.
Padstow Heights is an established residential and parkland area.
Major features of the area include Georges River National Park, Beauty Point Reserve, Little Salt Pan Reserve, Neville Clasper Reserve, Salt Pan Creek Reserve, Thorpe Park and one school.