Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank
About the profile areas
The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank is 2,013, with a population density of 6.40 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank is bounded by the Sturt River in the north, the Adelaide Hills Council area in the east, the locality of Dorset Vale, Frith Road, Lafferty Road, the locality of Clarendon, Grants Gully Road, Easton Road, Piggott Range Road and Education Road in the south and Armata Road, the suburb of Happy Valley, Mount Malvern Road, the western edge of Clarendon Lutheran Camp, the suburb of Aberfoyle Park, Main Road, the locality of Coromandel Valley and Driscoll Road in the west.
Coromandel East is named for the area east of Coromandel Valley, which is named after the ship Coromandel, which arrived at Holdfast Bay in 1837. Cherry Gardens is named for the abundance of native cherry trees that used to exist in the area. Chandlers Hill is named after Charles Chandler, an early land holder in the area. Ironbank is thought to be named after an early property in the area.
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Settlement of the area dates from 1838, with land used mainly for farming, grazing, timber-cutting, orchards and vineyards. Some growth took place in the late 1800s. The most significant development occurred in the post-war years, particularly during the 1960s and 1970s. The population increased from the mid 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area.
Coromandel East - Cherry Gardens - Chandlers Hill - Ironbank is a predominantly rural area.
Major features of the area include Blackwood Golf Club, Scott Creek Conservation Park, Clarendon Lutheran Camp, Soldiers Memorial Park and Cherry Gardens Cemetery.
This area encompasses the localities of Chandlers Hill, Cherry Gardens and Coromandel East, and the City of Onkaparinga part of the locality of Ironbank. The remaining part of the locality of Ironbank is located in the Adelaide Hills Council area.