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Springvale East

About the profile areas

The 2013 population for Springvale East is 1,902, with a population density of 20.38 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Springvale East is bounded by the suburb of St Johns Hill in the north, Parsons Street in the east, Devon Road in the south, and the locality of Blueskin in the west.

Name origin

Springvale East is named for the eastern part of Springvale, which is named for the springs which were originally in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates primarily from the late 1800s, with some growth during the early 1900s. Significant development did not occur until the 1940s, with rapid growth during the 1960s and 1970s. The population increased slightly from 2001 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Springvale East is an established residential area.

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