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Hurstville Grove

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Hurstville Grove is 2,763, with a population density of 28.78 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Hurstville Grove is bounded by Hillcrest Avenue in the north, Poulton Creek in the east, the Georges River in the south, and Renown Creek in the west.

Name origin

Hurstville Grove is named for the area south-west of Hurstville, which was named from the words "hurst", meaning "wooded eminence", and "ville", meaning "town".

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from 1808 when the first land grant was made. Population was minimal until the late 1800s. Growth took place in the 1880s and 1890s, continuing into the early 1900s. Expansion continued during the interwar period and the immediate post-war years. The population generally increased slightly from the early 1990s as some new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Hurstville Grove is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Moore Reserve & Wetlands, Grove Reserve, Poulton Park, Quarry Reserve, Seymour Street Reserve, Whitfield Parade Reserve and Wilunga Reserve.