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Warral - Kingswood - Nemingha - Calala (Rural)

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Warral - Kingswood - Nemingha - Calala (Rural) is 3,257, with a population density of 0.20 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Warral - Kingswood - Nemingha - Calala (Rural) is located to the south of the Tamworth CBD. Warral - Kingswood - Nemingha - Calala (Rural) is bounded by Heiligmans Lane, the locality of Westdale, Werris Creek Road, the locality of Hillvue, Burgmanns Lane, Goonoo Goonoo Creek, the urban extent of Calala, the localities of East Tamworth and Tintinhull, Seven Mile Creek and the Cockburn River in the north, the localities of Kootingal and Piallamore and the Peel River in the east, the localities of Loomberah, Timbumburi and Duri in the south, and the locality of Bithramere in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s. Growth was minimal until the late 1800s and early 1900s. The most significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population increased slightly between 1996 and 2006 as new dwellings were added to the area. The population declined slightly between 2006 and 2011, a result of some new dwellings being added to the area, but a decline in dwelling occupancy rates and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Warral - Kingswood - Nemingha - Calala (Rural) is a rural and rural-residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include two schools.

Included areas

The urban part of the locality of Calala is located in the Calala (Residential) small area.