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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Lyndhurst is 6,861, with a population density of 20.73 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Lyndhurst is bounded by the railway line in the north, the suburb of Cranbourne North in the east, Thompsons Road in the south and the Western Port Highway in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the early 1900s, with land used mainly for farming and grazing. Residential development dates primarily from 2001. Rapid population growth took place between 2001 and 2011, particularly from 2006, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Lyndhurst is a rapidly developing residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Marriott Waters Reserve, Hector Anderson Reserve, Marriott Waters Shopping Centre and Lyndhurst Primary School.

Included areas

This area encompasses the City of Casey part of the suburb of Lyndhurst, with the remaining part of the suburb located in the City of Greater Dandenong.