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Killarney Heights

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Killarney Heights is 4,627, with a population density of 10.87 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Killarney Heights is bounded by the suburb of Forestville and Forestville Park in the north, Wakehurst Parkway in the east, the Manly Council area and Bantry Bay in the south, and Middle Harbour and Warringah Road in the west.

Name origin

Killarney Heights is named after a town in Ireland.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1800s, although growth was minimal until the post-war years. Significant development occurred during the 1960s, following subdivision. The population fluctuated slightly during the 1990s, due to small changes in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling. The population and dwelling stock were relatively stable between 2001 and 2011.

Land use

Killarney Heights is an established residential area, with substantial bushland areas in the east.

Major features

Major features of the area include Garigal National Park, Middle Harbour, Killarney Heights Oval, Flat Rock Beach and two schools.