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Chipping Norton

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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Chipping Norton is 9,282, with a population density of 12.97 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Chipping Norton is bounded by Chipping Norton Lake and the Georges River in the north, the Georges River in the east, Newbridge Road and the suburb of Moorebank in the south and the Georges River in the west.

Name origin

Chipping Norton is named after the borough and market town near Oxford in England.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the early 1800s, being the first area in Liverpool City to be settled. Land grants were made to settlers along the Georges River. Growth was minimal until the 1880s. Expansion continued in the early 1900s, aided by the establishment of farms under the Returned Soldier Settlement Scheme. Significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population generally increased from the early 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Chipping Norton is an established residential and industrial area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Chipping Norton Lakes, the Georges River, Lake Moore Wetlands, Market Plaza, Angle Park, Ashfordby Park, Black Muscat Park, Chauvel Park, Childs Park, Haigh Park, Heron Park, Homestead Park, McMillan Park, Peterson Park, Riverside Park, Roberts Park, South Park, Thomas Moore Park, Agnes Healey Beach, Backwater Beach, Grand Flaneur Beach, Haigh Beach and a number of schools.

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