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Chapel Hill

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Chapel Hill is 10,571, with a population density of 19.72 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Chapel Hill is bounded by Brisbane Forest Park in the north, Russell Terrace, Moggill Road and the Centenary Highway in the east, Cubberla Creek, Moggill Road and Cedarleigh Road in the south, and Bielby Road in the west.

Name origin

Chapel Hill was named for the church which was built in the area in 1873.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, with land used mainly for dairy farming. Significant development did not occur until the 1950s and 1960s, with rapid growth from the 1970s. The population has been relatively stable since the mid 1990s, a result of some new dwellings being added to the area, but a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Chapel Hill is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Kenmore Plaza Shopping Centre, Green Hill Reservoir, Cicada Park, Cubberla Creek Reserve, Merri Merri Park and one school.