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Midvale - Bellevue

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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Midvale - Bellevue is 1,720, with a population density of 6.68 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Midvale - Bellevue is located in two sections, the northern section being part of the suburb of Midvale and the southern section being part of the suburb of Bellevue. The northern section of Midvale - Bellevue is bounded by Morrison Road in the north, the railway line in the east, the Great Eastern Highway in the south and Bushby Street in the west. The southern section of Midvale - Bellevue is bounded by Wilkins Street, Goodchild Oval and Wilkins Street in the north, the City of Swan in the east, the locality of Helena Valley and the Helena River in the south and the City of Swan in the west.

Name origin

Midvale was named as a combination of the suburb name of Midland and the former Helena Vale Racecourse. Bellevue was named after an original property in the area called Belle View.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with growth in the 1880s and 1890s. Significant development occurred from the 1950s through to the 1980s. The population declined slightly between 1991 and 2006, and then increased slightly between 2006 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Midvale - Bellevue is a predominantly residential area, with commercial areas along the Great Eastern Highway.

Major features

Major features of the area include Elder Park, Moir Park, Morrison Park, Salisbury Park and one school.

Included areas

Parts of the suburbs of Midvale and Bellevue are located in the City of Swan.

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