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Andrews Farm

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Andrews Farm is 7,197, with a population density of 26.39 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Andrews Farm is bounded by Curtis Road in the north, Stebonheath Road and a line running continuous of Stebonheath Road in the east, Petherton Road in the south, and Andrews Road in the west.

Name origin

Andrews Farm is named after early property holders in the area.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the 1980s. Rapid growth took place from the early 1990s, with the population more than doubling between 1991 and 2001, and again between 2001 and 2011 as large numbers of new dwellings were added to the area. Growth is expected to continue, with potential for future development in the suburb's south.

Land use

Andrews Farm is a developing residential area. The lakes in the area are an integral part of the City's waste water control system.

Major features

Major features of the area include Stebonheath Park and surrounding lakes, Andrews Park and St Columba College.

Included areas

A small part of the locality of Andrews Farm is located in the Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park small area.