Glenelg North, South Australia

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Glenelg North
AdelaideSouth Australia
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Holdfast Marina, Glenelg North
Glenelg North is located in South Australia
Glenelg North
Glenelg North
Coordinates34°58′14″S 138°31′06″E / 34.970494°S 138.518393°E / -34.970494; 138.518393Coordinates: 34°58′14″S 138°31′06″E / 34.970494°S 138.518393°E / -34.970494; 138.518393[1]
Population6,254 (2016 census)[2]
Postcode(s)5045
Location9 km (6 mi) from Adelaide
LGA(s)
State electorate(s)Colton
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Glenelg North:
West Beach
Adelaide Airport
Adelaide Airport
Novar Gardens
Gulf St Vincent Glenelg North Novar Gardens
Glenelg
Glenelg East
Glenelg East
FootnotesAdjoining suburbs[1]

Glenelg North is a seaside suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is located in both the City of Holdfast Bay and the City of West Torrens.

Demographics[edit]

The 2011 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 5,699 persons in Glenelg North on census night. Of these, 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female.[3]

The majority of residents (72.9%) are of Australian birth, with the other common census response being England (7.6%).[3]

The age distribution of Glenelg North residents is skewed towards a slightly higher age bracket than the greater Australian population. 72.9% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 27.1% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.[3]

Community[edit]

The local newspaper is the Guardian Messenger. Other regional and national newspapers such as The Advertiser and The Australian are also available.

Schools[edit]

St Leonards Primary School, located on Jervois Street, is the local public school.

Attractions[edit]

Replica of HMS Buffalo

Glenelg North is the site of the Patawalonga boat haven and The Old Gum Tree.

It is also home to a replica of the vessel HMS Buffalo, the ship that brought settlers to the state. The replica is fitted out as a restaurant.

Shopping and dining[edit]

The Jetty Road shopping and dining precinct is a short walk from the suburb.

Parks[edit]

There are parks and green spaces throughout Glenelg North.

Beach[edit]

Glenelg North Beach extends along the coastal length of the suburb until reaching neighbouring suburb West Beach.

Transport[edit]

Roads[edit]

The suburb is serviced by the following main roads:

Public transport[edit]

The suburb is serviced by bus routes, run by the Adelaide Metro:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Search results for 'Glenelg North, SUB' with the following datasets selected - 'Suburbs and localities', 'Counties', 'Local Government Areas', 'SA Government Regions' and 'Gazetteer'". Location SA Map Viewer. South Australian Government. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Glenelg North (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 August 2019. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Glenelg North (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 February 2016. Edit this at Wikidata

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