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North Lambton

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for North Lambton is 3,549, with a population density of 26.61 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

North Lambton is bounded by University Drive in the north, Stannett Street, Avoca Close, Alnwick Road and Acacia Avenue in the east, Griffiths Road and Newcastle Road in the south, and Kiah Avenue, Henry Street, Janet Street and the suburb of Jesmond in the west.

Name origin

North Lambton is named after the English family estate of the Earl of Durham.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s. Growth took place during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population and dwelling stock were relatively stable between 1991 and 2006, and then increased slightly between 2006 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

North Lambton is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Acacia Avenue Reserve, Hillview Playground, Pilkington Street Reserve, Russell Quarry Oval and North Lambton Reservoir.