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About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Rosemeadow is 8,121, with a population density of 26.95 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Rosemeadow is bounded by Cleopatra Drive and Spring Creek in the north, Appin Road in the east, and the locality of Gilead in the south and west.

Name origin

Rosemeadow is named after Thomas Rose, an early settler in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the early 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Significant development did not occur until the late 1970s. Rapid growth took place during the 1980s, with growth slowing during the 1990s. The population declined slightly between 2001 and 2011, a result of few dwellings being added to the area and a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Rosemeadow is a relatively recent residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Rosemeadow Reserve, Rosemeadow Marketplace, Rosemeadow Sports Complex, Demetrius Reserve, Haydon Park, Julius Reserve, Octavia Reserve, Oswald Reserve, Rizal Park and a number of schools.