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Harrington Park - Kirkham

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Harrington Park - Kirkham is 11,754, with a population density of 9.42 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Harrington Park - Kirkham is bounded by Cobbitty Road, The Northern Road, Dan Cleary Drive and Oran Park Drive in the north, Camden Valley Way in the east, The Northern Road, Narellan Creek, the transmission line, Camden Valley Way, Kirkham Lane and Narellan Creek in the south, and the Nepean River and Macquarie Grove Road in the west.

Name origin

Harrington Park and Kirkham are named after early properties in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the early 1800s, with land used mainly for farming and grazing. The area remained largely rural until the 1990s. Rapid growth took place from the early 1990s, with the population increasing from about 200 in 1991 to over 8,000 in 2011, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Harrington Park - Kirkham is a rapidly developing residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Harrington Plaza Shopping Centre, Harrington Park Lake, Harrington Park (historic) Homestead, Albury Reserve, Fairfax Reserve, Forest Park Reserve, Four Seasons Park, Harrington Park, Harrisons Reserve, Homestead Park, James Flynn Reserve, John Oxley Reserve, The Ridge Parklands, Tredinnick Park, Harrington Forest, Narellan Creek and one school.