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Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights is 6,228, with a population density of 2.23 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights is bounded by Griffiths Drive and Robinson Road in the north, Victor Harbor Road, Ostrich Farm Road and the locality of McLaren Vale in the east, the suburb of Maslin Beach in the south, and Commercial Road in the west.

Name origin

Seaford Rise and Seaford Heights are thought to be named after a town in East Essex, England.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, with land used mainly for farming. Significant development did not occur until the 1990s. Rapid growth took place from the early 1990s as large numbers of new dwellings were added to the area, with the most intensive period of development between 1991 and 1996.

Land use

Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights is a recent residential area, with rural areas in the north-east.

Major features

Major features of the area include the Coast to Vines Rail Trail, Pedler Creek Reserve, Admiralty Square Reserve and one school.