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Elizabeth Grove

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Elizabeth Grove is 2,471, with a population density of 18.80 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Elizabeth Grove is bounded by Ridley Road and Fairfield Road in the north, Main North Road in the east, Hogarth Road in the south, and Harvey Road in the west.

Name origin

Elizabeth Grove is named for an area south of Elizabeth, which is named after Queen Elizabeth II.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from 1955, when the South Australian Housing Trust established a new town to accommodate the growth in immigration, population and industrial development. Rapid growth took place during the 1960s. The population declined slightly between 1991 and 2006, a result of little change in dwelling stock and a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling. The population and dwelling stock increased slightly between 2006 and 2011.

Land use

Elizabeth Grove is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Elizabeth Grove Shopping Centre, Burgate Village Green and two schools.