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Glen Alpine

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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Glen Alpine is 4,984, with a population density of 16.96 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Glen Alpine is bounded by the southern railway line, Callaway Avenue and Gilchrist Drive in the north, Englorie Park Drive in the east, generally by the water supply channel, Abington Crescent and Menangle Road in the south, and the Hume Highway in the west.

Name origin

Glen Alpine is named after an early property in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1820s, with land used mainly for farming. Significant development dates primarily from the late 1980s, as part of a golf course subdivision. Rapid growth took place during the 1990s, with the population quadrupling between 1991 and 2001, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area. Growth slowed considerably between 2001 and 2011, a result of few new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Glen Alpine is a recent residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Campbelltown Golf Club, Glen Alpine Shopping Centre, Abington Reserve, Hartford Reserve, Heritage Park, Invergowrie Reserve, Mount Huon Park, Mount Sugarloaf Reserve and Werribee Park.