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Seaton (North)

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Seaton (North) is 5,381, with a population density of 26.33 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Seaton (North) is bounded by West Lakes Boulevard, Tapleys Hill Road and Morley Road in the north, the railway line, the suburb of Woodville West, Frank Mitchell Park, Minns Street East and Todville Street in the east, Trimmer Parade in the south, and Frederick Road, Brebner Drive and the suburb of West Lakes in the west.

Name origin

Seaton is named as an abbreviation of “Sea Town”.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for market gardening. Population was minimal until the post-war years. Rapid growth took place during the 1950s and 1960s. The population was relatively stable between 1991 and 2006, and then increased between 2006 and 2011, a result of new dwellings being added to the area and an increase in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Seaton (North) is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include First Avenue Reserve, McMahon Place Reserve, Pedlar Reserve, Raymond Reserve and one school.

Included areas

Seaton (North) encompasses the northern half of the suburb of Seaton.