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Kings Park

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Kings Park is 8,790, with a population density of 34.79 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Kings Park is bounded by Taylors Road in the north, Kings Road in the east, Main Road West in the south and the City of Melton municipal boundary in the west.

Name origin

Kings Park is named after the King family, early farmers in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the early 1900s, with land used mainly for farming. Significant development did not occur until the early 1970s, with rapid growth through to the 1980s. The population declined slightly from the early 1990s, a result of little change in dwelling stock and a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Kings Park is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Kings Park Reserve, Kurung Drive Reserve, Cromwell Road Reserve, Cyril Clements Reserve, Westvale Community Centre and a number of schools.