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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Queenscliff is 3,674, with a population density of 83.21 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Queenscliff is bounded generally by Undercliffe Road in the north, the Tasman Sea in the east, the Manly Council area in the south, and generally by Oliver Street in the west.

Name origin

Queenscliff is named after Queen Victoria.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1800s. Growth took place during the early 1900s and in the interwar period, as the area became popular with holiday-makers. Significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population increased gradually from the early 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area and the average number of persons living in each dwelling increased.

Land use

Queenscliff is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Manly Lagoon, Freshwater View Reserve and the Queenscliff Rockpool.