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Kurralta Park - Glandore

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Kurralta Park - Glandore is 4,147, with a population density of 33.16 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Kurralta Park - Glandore is bounded by Barwell Avenue in the north, South Road in the east, the tramway in the south and Beckman Street, Gray Street, Garfield Avenue and McArthur Avenue in the west.

Name origin

Kurralta Park is named after the Burnside property of land holder Dr William Wyatt. Glandore is named after a place in County Cork, Ireland.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, although growth was minimal until the late 1800s. Expansion took place in the early 1900s and during the interwar period, spurred by the construction of the tramway and railway. The most significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population increased slightly from the mid 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area and the average number of persons living in each dwelling increased.

Land use

Kurralta Park - Glandore is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Centro Kurralta Shopping Centre, Glandore Oval, Jubilee Park and St Georges Avenue Reserve.

Included areas

Part of the suburb of Glandore is located in the City of Marion.