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Smithfield Plains

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Smithfield Plains is 2,953, with a population density of 19.51 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Smithfield Plains is bounded by Curtis Road in the north, a line running between Blackham Crescent and Moulds Crescent in the east, Davoren Road in the south, and a line running continuous of Stebonheath Road and Stebonheath Road in the west.

Name origin

Smithfield Plains is named for the area west of Smithfield, which is named after John Smith, an early landowner in the area.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the 1970s. The population has declined gradually since the early 1990s, a result of dwelling stock loss and a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Smithfield Plains is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include John McVeity Centre, Smithfield Plains Shopping Centre, Featherstone Reserve, Jessie Taylor Reserve, Kooranowa Reserve, Roberts Reserve and a number of schools.