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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Corinda is 5,084, with a population density of 17.63 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Corinda is bounded by Hilda Street, the Ipswich/Rosewood railway line and Sherwood Road in the north, Oxley Creek in the east, Cliveden Avenue in the south, and Blackheath Road and the Brisbane River in the west.

Name origin

Corinda is thought to be named after an early estate in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1850s, with land used mainly for grazing. Population was minimal until the 1880s, aided by the opening of the railway line. Significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population has increased slightly since the mid 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Corinda is an established residential area, with a commercial area along Oxley Road, and an industrial area in the north-east.

Major features

Major features of the area include Dunlop Park, St Aidans Sportsfield, Francis Lookout and a number of schools.