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Adamstown Heights

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Adamstown Heights is 4,490, with a population density of 23.74 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Adamstown Heights is bounded by Lexington Parade, Cynthia Street, Northcott Drive, Bailey Street, Costata Circuit, Garden Grove Parade and South Street in the north, Brunker Road, City Road (Pacific Highway) and Fernleigh Loop in the east, Lake Macquarie City in the south, and Princeton Avenue in the west.

Name origin

Adamstown Heights is named after surveyor Thomas Adams.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s. Population was minimal until the late 1800s, with growth through to the early 1900s. Significant residential development occurred from the post-war years. The population declined marginally between 1991 and 2006, and then was relatively stable between 2006 and 2011, a result of little change in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Adamstown Heights is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Claremont Avenue Park, Banksia Close Reserve, Hudson Park, Sheridan Avenue Reserve and two schools.

Included areas

Part of the suburb of Adamstown Heights is located in Lake Macquarie City.