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Sans Souci

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Sans Souci is 2,746, with a population density of 29.62 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Sans Souci is bounded by Ramsgate Road and Dalkeith Street in the north, Torwood Street and Rocky Point Road in the east, and the Georges River in the south and west.

Name origin

Sans Souci is named from French words meaning "without worry".

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1830s when the first land grants were made. Population was minimal until the 1850s and 1860s. Rapid growth took place in the 1880s and 1890s, spurred by the establishment of the steam train. Expansion continued during the interwar period and the immediate post-war years. The population increased slightly from the mid 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Sans Souci is an established residential area, with some commercial areas along Rocky Point Road.

Major features

Major features of the area include Sans Souci Park, Sans Souci Leisure Centre, Anderson Park, Claydon Reserve, Len Reynolds Reserve, Northcote Street Reserve, The Boulevarde Reserve, Georges River Cruises, St George Motor Boat Club, Bonney Street Wharf, Sans Souci Wharf, St Kilda Point and several schools.

Included areas

This area encompasses the Georges River Council area part of the suburb of Sans Souci. The remaining part of the suburb of Sans Souci is located in the Bayside Council area.