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Kenmore Hills

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Kenmore Hills is 2,643, with a population density of 6.15 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Kenmore Hills is bounded by Brisbane Forest Park in the north, Bielby Road in the east, Cedarleigh Road and Brookfield Road in the south, and Moggill Creek and Gap Creek in the west.

Name origin

Kenmore Hills is named after the neighbouring suburb of Kenmore, which was named after a place in Scotland.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, with land used mainly for timber-getting and farming. Significant development did not occur until the interwar period. Growth took place in the 1960s and 1970s. The population increased during the 1990s, and then was relatively stable between 2001 and 2006, 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

Kenmore Hills is a residential and rural area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Kenmore Village Shopping Centre and Kenmore Christian Theological College.