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Hinchinbrook

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Hinchinbrook is 11,698, with a population density of 35.43 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Hinchinbrook is bounded by the suburb of Green Valley, Stradbroke Avenue, Claremont Crescent, Wilson Road and South Liverpool Road in the north, Banks Road in the east, Hoxton Park Road in the south and Cowpasture Road, Westlink (M7), Hinchinbrook Creek and Cowpasture Road in the west.

Name origin

Hinchinbrook is named after the Hinchinbrook Creek which flows through the area. It was originally known as Woodside.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the early 1800s, with land used mainly for orchards, vineyards and dairy farms. Significant development did not occur until the 1980s. Rapid growth continued in the 1990s, slowing from 1996. The population increased slightly between 2001 and 2011 as fewer new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Hinchinbrook is a relatively recent residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Aubrey Keech Reserve, Bert Burrows Park, Cabrogal Reserve, Hoxton Park Reserve, Murragan Reserve, Woodside Park and a number of schools.

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