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Seaton (South)

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Seaton (South) is 5,319, with a population density of 20.06 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Seaton (South) is bounded by Trimmer Parade in the north, Pioneer Street, Balcombe Avenue, Mill Street and Falkirk Avenue in the east, Grange Road in the south, and Frederick Road 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 2011, a result of some new dwellings being added to the area, but a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Seaton (South) is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include The Royal Adelaide Golf Club, Bunker Reserve, Carley Reserve, Gleneagles Reserve, Wilford Reserve, Willcocks Reserve and one school.

Included areas

Seaton (South) encompasses the southern half of the suburb of Seaton.