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Connells Point - Kyle Bay

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Connells Point - Kyle Bay is 4,048, with a population density of 28.97 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Connells Point - Kyle Bay is bounded by Rickard Road, Morshead Drive, Greenacre Road, Rowe Street, Connells Point Road and The Appian Way in the north, Condor Crescent, Terry Street, Kyle Parade, Merriman Street and Waratah Street in the east, the Georges River in the south, and generally by Poulton Creek in the west.

Name origin

Connells Point is thought to be named after Charles Daniel O'Connell, an original land holder. Kyle Bay is named after Robert Kyle, an early ship builder.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1850s. Growth was minimal until the late 1800s and early 1900s. Expansion continued in the interwar period and the immediate post-war years. The population increased marginally from the early 1990s as some new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Connells Point - Kyle Bay is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Poulton Park, Donnelly Park, Condor Crescent Reserve, Connells Point Reserve, Duggan Park, Merriman Reserve, Queens Road Reserve, Redin Place Reserve, The Green Reserve, Blakehurst Bowling Club, Connells Point, Harness Cask Point and one school.