Clarence Park, South Australia

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Clarence Park
AdelaideSouth Australia
Churchill Avenue, Clarence Park.JPG
Churchill Avenue, looking south towards Cross Road
Population
Established1892[3]
Postcode(s)5034
Location4 km (2 mi) from Adelaide
LGA(s)City of Unley
State electorate(s)Badcoe
Federal Division(s)Boothby
Suburbs around Clarence Park:
Black Forest Black Forest and Millswood Millswood
Black Forest and Glandore Clarence Park Kings Park
Edwardstown Clarence Gardens and Cumberland Park Westbourne Park

Clarence Park (formerly Goodwood South)[3] is an inner southern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia in the City of Unley. Its borders are Mills Street (north), Goodwood Road (east), Cross Road (south) and the Seaford railway line (north-west).[4]

History[edit]

Goodwood Park Post Office opened on 27 December 1877, was renamed Goodwood South in 1884, Clarence Park in 1910 and was replaced by a new Cumberland Park office in 1993.[5]

Facilities[edit]

The Clarence Park Community Centre[6] is located just over the train line on East Avenue, in the suburb of Black Forest; the centre caters for many clubs, provides courses, and is adjacent to the Clarence Park Biodiversity Garden.[7] Clarence Park Community Kindergarten[8] is located on Parker Terrace in Clarence Park, offering kindergarten and playgroup to the local community.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Clarence Park (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 June 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Clarence Park (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 May 2008.
  3. ^ a b "Manning Index of South Australian History".
  4. ^ 2003 Adelaide Street Directory, 41st Edition. UBD (A Division of Universal Press Pty Ltd). 2003. ISBN 0-7319-1441-4.
  5. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011.
  6. ^ Clarence Park Community Centre Archived 21 April 2010 at the Wayback Machine, City of Unley.
  7. ^ Clarence Park Biodiversity Garden Archived 16 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine, City of Unley
  8. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°57′47″S 138°35′10″E / 34.963°S 138.586°E / -34.963; 138.586