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Strathmore Heights

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Strathmore Heights is 1,059, with a population density of 15.62 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Strathmore Heights is bounded by the standard gauge railway in the north, Moonee Ponds Creek in the east, the eastern boundary of Essendon Airport in the south, and the Tullamarine Freeway on-ramp in the west.

Name origin

Strathmore Heights is named for the area to the north of Strathmore, which was named after a valley in Scotland.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s. Population was minimal until the interwar period. Growth continued in the post-war years, particularly during the 1950s and 1960s. The population declined slightly between 1991 and 2006, and then increased marginally between 2006 and 2011.

Land use

Strathmore Heights is an established residential and parkland area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Boeing Reserve, Collier Park and Strathmore Heights Community Hall.