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Norman Park

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Norman Park is 7,437, with a population density of 25.10 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Norman Park is bounded by Waldo Street, Wynnum Road, Bennetts Road, Agnew Street and Bennetts Road in the north, D'Arcy Road, Tranters Avenue, Viminal Hill Crescent, Stanley Road and Wiles Street in the east, Perth Street, Joseph Street, Watson Street, Temple Street, Halifax Street and Landsdowne Street in the south, and Norman Creek and the Brisbane River in the west.

Name origin

Norman Park is thought to be named after an early property in the area, which was thought to be named after a creek in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1850s, with land used mainly for farming. Population was minimal the late 1800s and early 1900s. The area remained largely rural until the post-war years. Rapid growth took place from the late 1940s, aided by housing commission construction. The population has increased slightly since the mid 1990s, largely a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Norman Park is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Seven Hills Bushland Reserve, C. P. Bottomley Park, Wilson Park and one school.

Included areas

This small area includes the suburb of Norman Park and part of the suburb of Seven Hills.