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Grange

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Grange is 4,685, with a population density of 24.97 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Grange is bounded by Kedron Brook in the north, Gilbert Road, Daphne Street and Jean Street in the east, Days Road, Kedron Brook Road, Lovedale Street, Inglis Street, Montpelier Street, Wilston Road and Days Road in the south, and Progress Parade, Billington Street, Raymont Road, Chelford Street, Longsight Street and Mornington Street in the west.

Name origin

Grange is named after an original property in the area, which was thought to be named from an old English word meaning "granary".

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, with land used mainly for grazing and farming. Population was minimal until subdivision in the early 1900s, aided by the opening of the railway line in 1899. Growth continued during the post-war years. The population has increased since the mid 1990s, largely a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Grange is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Grange Forest Park, Emerson Park, Lanham Park and two schools.

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