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Botanic Ridge - Junction Village

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Botanic Ridge - Junction Village is 5,112, with a population density of 4.62 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Botanic Ridge - Junction Village is bounded by Ballarto Road and a line running continuous of Ballarto Road in the north, the South Gippsland Highway, the locality of Devon Meadows and Craig Road in the east, Browns Road in the south and Pearcedale Road in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming and grazing. Some growth took place in the late 1800s. The population was minimal until the mid 1990s. Rapid growth took place from the late 1990s, particularly between 2006 and 2011, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Botanic Ridge - Junction Village is a rural, rural-residential and growing residential area, with substantial parklands.

Major features

Major features of the area include Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne (including the Australian Garden), Settlers Run Golf & Country Club, Botanic Ridge Boulevard Reserve, Junction Village Recreation Reserve and Maintop Ridge Reserve.

Included areas

This small area encompasses the suburbs of Botanic Ridge and Junction Village, and the southern-most part of the suburb of Cranbourne. Most of the suburb of Cranbourne is included in the Cranbourne small area.