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Camden Park

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Camden Park is 3,189, with a population density of 26.18 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Camden Park is bounded by Mooringe Avenue in the north, Streeters Road, a line running continuous of Streeters Road and Paget Street in the east, the tramway in the south and Morphett Road in the west.

Name origin

Camden Park is thought to be named after Camden, a suburb in London.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1830s, although growth was minimal until the late 1800s. Expansion took place in the early 1900s and during the interwar period, aided by the construction of the tramway. The most significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population increased gradually from the early 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Camden Park is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Camden Community Centre, Creslin Terrace Reserve and Cromer Street Reserve.