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Clarence Gardens

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Clarence Gardens is 2,353, with a population density of 24.17 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Clarence Gardens is bounded by Cross Road in the north, Winston Avenue in the east, Edward Street in the south, and South Road in the west.

Name origin

Clarence Gardens is thought to be named after the Duke of Clarence.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1830s, with land used mainly for farming. Growth was minimal until the 1890s. Significant development occurred during the early 1900s. The population increased slightly from the mid 1990s, largely a result of an increase in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Clarence Gardens is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include A A Bailey Recreation Ground, Goodale Reserve and Nieass Reserve.