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One Tree Hill - Rural East

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for One Tree Hill - Rural East is 2,822, with a population density of 0.22 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

One Tree Hill - Rural East is bounded by the South Para River in the north, Plum Quarry Road, Bassnet Road and One Tree Hill-Kersbrook Road in the east, Airstrip Road, Hannaford Hump Road, One Tree Hill Road, Gould Creek, the Little Para Reservoir and the Little Para River in the south, and a line running south to north bounding the Grandview Drive estate, the Brooker Drive estate and the Highfield Drive estates in Hillbank, a line running south to north bordering Mark Avenue and Beatrix Drive in Craigmore, the Adams Road alignment, a line running south to north on the eastern side of Bentley Road and Ackerman Avenue in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1850s when townships were established in One Tree Hill and Uleybury. Much of the area was originally used for agriculture and viticulture. The most significant development occurred from the post-war years. The population increased during the 1990s, and then was relatively stable between 2001 and 2011, a result of some new dwellings being added to the area, but a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

One Tree Hill - Rural East is a predominantly rural area which includes the small township of One Tree Hill. Land is used mainly for hobby farms and horse studs.

Major features

Major features of the area include Uleybury School Museum, Para Wirra Recreation Park, Little Para Reservoir, the South Para River, Uleybury Cemetery, One Tree Hill Cemetery, Mount Crawford Forest, McGilp Recreation Reserve, One Tree Hill Hall, Uleybury Wines and one school.

Included areas

One Tree Hill - Rural East includes the localities of Bibaringa, One Tree Hill, Sampson Flat and Yattalunga, and the City of Playford parts of the localities of Evanston Park, Gould Creek, Humbug Scrub and Uleybury.