Cowandilla - Hilton
About the profile areas
The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Cowandilla - Hilton is 2,287, with a population density of 25.42 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Cowandilla - Hilton is bounded by Hounslow Avenue, Bagot Avenue and Darebin Street in the north, South Road in the east, Davenport Terrace, Brooker Terrace and the drain in the south and Marion Road in the west.
Cowandilla is thought to be named from an Aboriginal word meaning "the locality of the waters". Hilton is named after Matthew Davenport Hill, an original land holder.
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Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s. Growth took place in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population and dwelling stock declined slightly between 1991 and 2001, were relatively stable between 2001 and 2006, and then increased slightly between 2006 and 2011.
Cowandilla - Hilton is an established residential area, with commercial areas along Sir Donald Bradman Drive.
Major features of the area include the Council offices, Cowandilla Reserve, West Torrens Memorial Gardens and one school.