Mandurah, Western Australia
|Population||494 (2011 census)|
|Location||12 km (7 mi) from Mandurah|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Murray|
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Stake Hill is a northeastern rural residential suburb of Mandurah, Western Australia. Its local government area is the Shire of Murray. At the 2011 census, Stake Hill had a population of 494.
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The suburb's name comes from Stake Hill ( km north of the suburb. Stakehill Road runs around the north side of Stake Hill (the hill) in the Baldivis area but doesn't run south to Stake Hill, the suburb. The area was unpopulated until the 1960s, and settlement in two rural subdivisions took place in the 1990s. 2009 saw Stake Hill become much more accessible with the extension of the Kwinana Freeway towards Mandurah.), a hill which is about 15
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