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Littlehampton and District

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Littlehampton and District is 3,580, with a population density of 2.21 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Littlehampton & District is bounded by the Adelaide Hills Council area in the north, Downing Road, Blakiston Road, Mace Road, a line through to and along the Old Princes Highway and Bald Hills Road in the east, the South Eastern Freeway in the south, and Nixon Road, Mount Barker Road, the locality of Hahndorf, Hogan Road and Windsor Road in the west.

Name origin

Littlehampton is named after a town in Sussex, England.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from 1849. By the 1890s, the area had become a busy industrial district. Rapid growth took place from the early 1990s, with the population doubling between 1991 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the area, in part due to its proximity to Mount Barker.

Land use

Littlehampton & District encompasses the township of Littlehampton, with some rural-residential and light industrial uses in the north and west.

Major features

Major features of the area include Totness Recreation Park, Coppins Bush Reserve, Anembo Park, Miels Park, Turners Bush Reserve, Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway and one school.

Included areas

Littlehampton & District includes the localities of Blakiston, Littlehampton, Mount Barker Junction and Totness.