Hocking, Western Australia

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PerthWestern Australia
Belvedere Hills Hocking March 2006.JPG
The new land development and building activity in Belvedere Hills, Hocking
Hocking is located in Perth
Location in metropolitan Perth
Coordinates31°46′12″S 115°49′08″E / 31.770°S 115.819°E / -31.770; 115.819Coordinates: 31°46′12″S 115°49′08″E / 31.770°S 115.819°E / -31.770; 115.819
Population5,509 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density2,300/km2 (5,950/sq mi)
Area2.4 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
LGA(s)City of Wanneroo
State electorate(s)Landsdale
Federal Division(s)Cowan
Suburbs around Hocking:
Wanneroo Hocking Wanneroo

Hocking is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Wanneroo. Until 1994 it was part of the suburb of Wanneroo. The suburb was named after Herbert Hocking, a local landowner, first chairman of the Wanneroo Road Board and member of the Board from 1903–1931. He was also treasurer of the Agricultural Society in 1909.

The suburb is home to many new houses (many still under construction[when?]), much vacant land under development, as well as remnant market gardens. The primary new housing estate is Belvedere Hills, developed by the Satterley Property Group.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Hocking (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 October 2013. Edit this at Wikidata

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