Eden Hill, Western Australia

Eden Hill is a northern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the Town of Bassendean. The origin of its name is unknown, either coming from a farm in the area or an estate name used by Henry Brockman when he subdivided the area in 1892. It was approved as a suburb in 1954.[2] The Swan Valley Nyungah Community was in the area.

Eden Hill
PerthWestern Australia
Eden Hill is located in Perth
Eden Hill
Eden Hill
Coordinates31°53′28″S 115°56′38″E / 31.891°S 115.944°E / -31.891; 115.944Coordinates: 31°53′28″S 115°56′38″E / 31.891°S 115.944°E / -31.891; 115.944
Population3,454 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,890/sq mi)
Established1954
Postcode(s)6054
Area2.3 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Location
LGA(s)Town of Bassendean
State electorate(s)Bassendean
Federal Division(s)Perth
Suburbs around Eden Hill:
Kiara Lockridge Caversham
Morley Eden Hill Guildford
Bayswater Bassendean Guildford

As of the 2016 Census, the total population was 3,454.[1] The suburb comprises the majority of the North Ward of the Town of Bassendean.

Major facilities include Jubilee Reserve, Mary Crescent Reserve, Ashley Shave Skatepark, the Alf Faulkner community centre and the local education department Eden Hill Primary School.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Eden Hill (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 March 2020.  
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – E". Retrieved 24 March 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)