Does Herston, QLD 4029 real estate interest you? It's fundamental to decide if the suburb ticks all the boxes regarding your budget and lifestyle. The Homes.com.au suburb profile provides information on Herston property prices, market trends & demographics so we can help you justify the price for your future purchase.
If you are making a move to Herston, keep reading for a brief historical overview to find out more about the fantastic lifestyle and what the suburb has to offer.
Overview Herston, a suburb in Brisbane, Queensland, covers an area of 1.6 square kilometres and had a recorded population of 2,215 people (2016 census). It is surrounded by the suburbs of Kelvin Grove, Windsor, Bowen Hills, and Spring Hill.
Herston is 2.6 kilometres from the central business district of Brisbane. It is within the local government area of the City of Brisbane.
Living in Herston Herston, an inner suburb, is one of Brisbane's most liveable and affordable suburbs. The suburb is within walking distance to beautiful parks, great schools, universities, major sporting facilities, weekend street markets.
Some of the parks in the suburb include Gould Road Park, Rasey Park, and Victoria Park.
History of Herston The first European settlers arrived in Herston in the 1850s. Premier Sir Robert Herbert and Attorney-General John Bramston built a farm and home in the area. Combining their names, they named the property Herston.
The Herston property was later sold to Sir James Garrick, who then named the District Herston. More settlement came in the 1860s-1880s, with wealthy residents fascinated by the area because it was close to the city.
A low-lying waterway running into Breakfast Creek in York's Hollow formed a large part of the future suburb that was named Herston.
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