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Fullarton Ward

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Fullarton Ward is 7,535, with a population density of 28.41 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Fullarton Ward is bounded by Wattle Street in the north, Glen Osmond Road in the east, Cross Road in the south and West Terrace, Dover Street and Duthy Street in the west.

Name origin

Fullarton Ward is named after Jane Fullarton, the wife an early land holder.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from 1849, with land used mainly for farming and orcharding. Gradual growth took place during the late 1800s, aided by the establishment of a jam making/fruit factory. Significant development occurred in the early to mid 1900s. The population was relatively stable between 1991 and 2011.

Land use

Fullarton Ward is an established residential area, with commercial areas along Glen Osmond Road.

Major features

Major features of the area include Ferguson Avenue Reserve, Fullarton Park, Fraser Reserve, Ridge Park, Scammell Reserve, Yeo Avenue Reserve, Fullarton Park Centre, Disability Services and numerous schools.

Included areas

Fullarton Ward includes the suburbs of Highgate and Myrtle Bank, the southern part of the suburb of Fullarton, and the eastern part of the suburb of Malvern.