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Stuart Park

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Stuart Park is 4,497, with a population density of 32.02 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Stuart Park is bounded by Armidale Street, Ashley Street and Flinders Drive in the north, Frances Bay in the east, Dinah Beach Road, Duke Street and the Stuart Highway in the south and the bicycle track in the west.

Name origin

Stuart Park is named after the army park or camp area which was located in the area.

Settlement history

Development of the area originated during the early 1900s, but was primarily during the 1950s. In 1911 Stuart Park was a camp for refugees from the attempted clearance of Chinatown. During World War II the Army had a park or camp in the area. The population increased substantially from the early 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Stuart Park is a predominantly residential area which has experienced some recent growth.

Major features

Major features of the area include Dinah Beach Oval, Tipperary Waters Marina, Dinah Beach Cruising Yacht Association and one school.