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Angle Vale

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Angle Vale is 3,007, with a population density of 2.14 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Angle Vale is bounded by the Gawler River in the north, Wingate Road, Angle Vale Road and Frisby Road in the east, Curtis Road in the south, and McGee Road in the west.

Name origin

Angle Vale was named to describe the area - with an angled road cutting through it.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1850s, with land used mainly for wheat and hay growing. Some growth took place in the late 1800s. The area has experienced residential growth in recent years with a blend of suburban development and hobby farms. Rapid growth took place from the early 1990s, with the population more than doubling between 1991 and 2011 as large numbers of new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Angle Vale is a rural and developing residential area. Rural land is used largely for market gardens, orchards, vineyards and poultry farming.

Major features

Major features of the area include Angle Vale Village Shopping Centre, Angle Vale Community Sports Facility, the Gawler River, the historic Angle Vale Bridge, Cabernet Reserve and two schools.

Included areas

This small area includes most of the suburb of Angle Vale and the City of Playford part of the locality of Hillier.