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Huntfield Heights

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Huntfield Heights is 4,077, with a population density of 3.50 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Huntfield Heights is bounded by Honeypot Road in the north, Main South Road in the east and south, and the Southern Expressway in the west.

Name origin

Huntfield Heights is named after the Hunt family, early landholders in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1850s, with the township surveyed in 1856. Land was used mainly for farming, particularly cereal crops. Significant development did not occur until the post-war years. Rapid growth took place in the 1960s and 1970s, as a southern extension of the Morphett Vale area. The population has fluctuated slightly since the early 1990s, due to small changes in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Huntfield Heights is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Lakeside Leisure Park, Brentwood South Reserve, Farmhouse Reserve, the Coast to Vines Rail Trail and one school.