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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Glenroi is 3,985, with a population density of 10.94 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Glenroi is bounded by the Mitchell Highway (Bathurst Road) in the north, Lone Pine Avenue in the east, the extent of the urban area in the south, and the railway line in the west.

Name origin

Glenroi is thought to be named after an Avenue in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1830s, although population was minimal until the late 1800s. The most significant development occurred in the post-war years. The population declined between 1991 and 2006, and then increased slightly between 2006 and 2011, a result of an increase in dwelling occupancy rates and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Glenroi is an established residential area within the township of Orange, with some commercial and industrial land use.

Major features

Major features of the area include Leedwood Industrial Area, Orange Saleyards, Glenroi Oval, Ridley Oval and Glenroi Heights Public School.

Included areas

Glenroi encompasses the south-eastern part of the urban section of the locality of Orange.