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Wynn Vale

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Wynn Vale is 7,908, with a population density of 17.92 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Wynn Vale is bounded by the City of Salisbury, Elysium Drive, Helicon Drive, The Golden Way, Surrey Farm Drive and The Grove Way in the north, Golden Grove Road in the east, Grenfell Road, The Golden Way and McIntyre Road in the south and the City of Salisbury and the eastern boundary of the Wynn Vale Gullies in the west.

Name origin

Wynn Vale is named after the wine makers S Wynn and Company.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1800s, with land used mainly for farming and viticulture. Significant development did not occur until the 1980s, following the acquisition of land by the South Australian Land Commission for housing as part of the Golden Grove development. Rapid development took place from the mid 1980s into the early 1990s. The population declined slightly from the mid 1990s, a result of little change in dwelling stock and a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Wynn Vale is an established residential area with parklands.

Major features

Major features of the area include Wynn Vale Dam, Lions Park Scenic Lookout, Richardson Reserve, Sunnybrook Shopping Centre, Jubilee Community Centre and numerous schools.