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Eden Hills

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Eden Hills is 3,057, with a population density of 7.60 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Eden Hills is bounded by the suburbs of St Marys and Pasadena and the northern edge of Watiparinga Reserve in the north, the suburb of Blackwood in the east, the railway line in the south, and Shepherds Hill Road in the west.

Name origin

Eden Hills is named after an original estate in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, with some growth in the 1880s and early 1900s. Significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population and dwelling stock have been relatively stable since the mid 1990s.

Land use

Eden Hills is a residential and parkland area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Shepherds Hill Recreation Park, Watiparinga Reserve, Karinya Reserve, Gibbs Park, Kenny Park and several schools.