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Peakhurst Heights

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Peakhurst Heights is 2,419, with a population density of 27.22 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Peakhurst Heights is bounded by Jindabyne Crescent, Pindari Road and Isaac Street in the north, Lorraine Street and Jinna Road in the east, Lime Kiln Bay in the south, and Boggywell Creek in the west.

Name origin

Peakhurst Heights is named after John Robert Peake, an early land holder.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the early 1800s. Population was minimal until the late 1800s. The most significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population declined slightly between 1991 and 2006, a result of little change in dwelling stock and a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling. The population and dwelling stock increased marginally between 2006 and 2011.

Land use

Peakhurst Heights is an established residential and parkland area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Lambert Reserve, Pickering Park, Tucker Reserve and one school.

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