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Casey Coast

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Casey Coast is 3,975, with a population density of 1.08 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Casey Coast is bounded by Baxter-Tooradin Road, the South Gippsland Highway, Lynes Road and Hardys Road in the north, Dalmore Road and Cardinia Shire in the east, the Western Port coastline in the south and the locality of Pearcedale and Craigs Lane in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1870s when the township of Tooradin was established. Gradual growth took place during the interwar period. The most significant development occurred from the post-war years, particularly during the 1970s and 1980s. The population continued to increase between 1991 and 2011, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Casey Coast is a predominantly rural area with several small townships. Rural land is used mainly for grazing and market gardening.

Major features

Major features of the area include Warneet Natural Features Reserve, Blind Bight Community Centre, the Western Port coastline, Coastal Reserve, Rutter Park Reserve, Tooradin Recreation Reserve, Warneet Reserve, Tooradin Fisherman’s Cottage Museum and Tooradin Primary School.

Included areas

Casey Coast encompasses the localities of Blind Bight, Cannons Creek and Warneet, and part of the locality of Tooradin. The remaining parts of the locality of Tooradin are located in the Clyde - Clyde North small area and Cardinia Shire.