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Curl Curl - North Curl Curl

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Curl Curl - North Curl Curl is 6,732, with a population density of 27.14 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Curl Curl - North Curl Curl is bounded generally by Headland Road in the north, the Tasman Sea in the east, generally by Wyndora Avenue, Loch Street, Wyadra Avenue, Cooksey Avenue, Gardere Avenue, Corella Street and Brighton Street in the south, and Harbord Road in the west.

Name origin

Curl Curl and North Curl Curl are thought to be named from Aboriginal words meaning "river of life".

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1880s, with land used mainly for farming. Some growth took place in the interwar period. Significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population increased gradually from the early 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area and an increase in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Curl Curl - North Curl Curl is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include South Pacific Private Hospital, North Curl Curl Beach, South Curl Curl Beach, North Curl Curl Rockpool, Curl Curl Lagoon, Rulingia Lookout, Tea Tree Lookout, Abbott Road Fields, Frank Gray Reserve, Flora & Richie Roberts Reserve, John Fisher Park, Weldon Park, Wingala Reserve and several schools.