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St Helens Park

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for St Helens Park is 6,720, with a population density of 13.06 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

St Helens Park is bounded by Woodland Road, the linear parkland and the suburb of Airds in the north, the Georges River in the east, the locality of Gilead in the south, and Appin Road in the west.

Name origin

St Helens Park is named after an early property in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1830s, with land used mainly for farming. Significant development did not occur until the 1980s. Rapid growth continued during the 1990s, with the population nearly trebling between 1991 and 2001, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area. Population growth slowed considerably between 2001 and 2011, as fewer new dwellings were constructed.

Land use

St Helens Park is a relatively recent residential area, with some future residential areas remaining.

Major features

Major features of the area include Woodlands Baseball Complex, St Helens Park Playing Fields, Denfield Green, Flynn Reserve, Lynwood Park, Mary Brookes Park, Scattergood Park, St Helens Park, Woodland Road Reserve and two schools.