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Myrtle Bank

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Myrtle Bank is 2,981, with a population density of 25.44 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Myrtle Bank is bounded by Fisher Street in the north, Glen Osmond Road in the east, Cross Road in the south and Fullarton Road in the west.

Name origin

Myrtle Bank is named after a property near the Adelaide foothills.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Gradual growth took place during the late 1800s. Significant development occurred in the early to mid 1900s. The population increased slightly between 1991 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Myrtle Bank is an established residential area, with commercial areas along Glen Osmond Road.

Major features

Major features of the area include Ferguson Avenue Reserve, Fraser Reserve, Ridge Park, Scammell Reserve and Glen Osmond Primary School.