Churchlands, Western Australia

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Churchlands
PerthWestern Australia
Herdsman lake gnangarra.jpg
Herdsman Lake looking SE towards Perth city centre
Churchlands is located in Perth
Churchlands
Churchlands
Coordinates 31°55′19″S 115°47′24″E / 31.922°S 115.79°E / -31.922; 115.79Coordinates: 31°55′19″S 115°47′24″E / 31.922°S 115.79°E / -31.922; 115.79
Population 2,749 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 6018
Location 5 km (3 mi) NW of Perth CBD
LGA(s) City of Stirling
State electorate(s) Churchlands
Federal Division(s) Curtin
Suburbs around Churchlands:
Wembley Downs Doubleview Woodlands
Wembley Downs Churchlands Glendalough
Floreat Floreat Wembley

Churchlands is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia approximately 8 km north-west of the CBD within the local government area of the City of Stirling. Churchlands is an expensive suburb with most homes built after the 1980s. Its post code is 6018.

This suburb became known as "Churchlands" after being purchased by the Roman Catholic Church in 1891 from the Trigg family.

Schools in the area include Churchlands Primary School, Churchlands Senior High School, Hale School and Newman College.

On the eastern border of Churchlands is the large Herdsman Lake, which is populated by many bird, amphibian and freshwater fish species. Picnic and bird-watching areas are accessible from the suburb.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Churchlands (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 July 2012.