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Clarence Park

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Clarence Park is 2,613, with a population density of 31.31 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Clarence Park is bounded by Mills Street in the north, Goodwood Road in the east, Cross Road in the south and the Noarlunga railway line in the west.

Name origin

Clarence Park is named after the Duke of Clarence.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming, orcharding, grazing and dairying. Growth took place in the late 1800s, spurred by improved access. Significant development occurred in the early to mid 1900s. The population declined slightly during the late 1990s, and then increased slightly between 2001 and 2011, largely a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Clarence Park is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Page Park, Dora Gild Playground and the Clarence Park railway station.