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Kogarah Bay - Carss Park

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Kogarah Bay - Carss Park is 3,546, with a population density of 26.77 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Kogarah Bay - Carss Park is bounded by Lacey Street and Ramsgate Road in the north, the Georges River in the east, the southern boundary of Todd Park in the south, and the Princes Highway in the west.

Name origin

Carss Park is named after William Carss, an original land holder.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1830s, although population was minimal until the 1860s. Rapid growth took place in the 1880s and 1890s, continuing into the early 1900s. Expansion continued during the 1920s, the interwar period and the post-war years. The population fluctuated slightly between 1991 and 2011, due to small changes in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Kogarah Bay - Carss Park is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Carss Bush Park, Kogarah War Memorial Swimming Pool, Carss Park Tidal Baths, Elizabeth Corry Reserve, Harold Fraser Oval, Leighton Park, Parkside Drive Reserve, Carss Cottage Museum, Carss Point and one school.