Bellevue Heights, South Australia

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Bellevue Heights
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 2,639 (2006 Census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5050
Location 11 km (7 mi) from Adelaide (straight line)
LGA(s) City of Mitcham
State electorate(s) Davenport
Federal Division(s) Boothby
Suburbs around Bellevue Heights:
Clovelly Park St Marys Eden Hills
Bedford Park Bellevue Heights Blackwood
Flagstaff Hill Flagstaff Hill Craigburn Farm

Bellevue Heights is a suburb in the City of Mitcham local government area. It was originally the rural property of "Windsor Farm" and later "Sturtbrae" when owned by the family of W. G. Mills, and was named after Bellevue in Sydney by the developer Murray Hill.[2]

Bellevue Heights is established around the Sturt Gorge Recreation Park, maintaining many parks and reserves throughout the suburb.

Bellevue Heights is in the Adelaide foothills. Residents usually have great views of either the city or the Sturt Gorge from their house.

History[edit]

Bellevue Heights Post Office opened on 1 September 1960 and closed in 1984.[3]

Amenities[edit]

Politics[edit]

Federal[edit]

Bellevue Heights is covered by one Federal Electoral Division, the federal Division of Boothby, whose representative is Dr Andrew Southcott.(Liberal Party)

State[edit]

Bellevue Heights is covered by one State Electoral Division, the state electoral district of Davenport, whose current member is Iain Evans (Liberal Party).

Local[edit]

Bellevue Heights is in the City of Mitcham, represented by the mayor Ivan Brooks

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Bellevue Heights (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Bellevue Heights". Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 

Coordinates: 35°01′59″S 138°35′13″E / 35.033°S 138.587°E / -35.033; 138.587