Clapham, South Australia

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Clapham
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 1,562 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5062
Location 8 km (5 mi) from Adelaide
LGA(s) City of Mitcham
State electorate(s) Waite
Federal Division(s) Boothby
Suburbs around Clapham:
Colonel Light Gardens Lower Mitcham Torrens Park
Colonel Light Gardens
Panorama
Clapham Torrens Park
Panorama Panorama
Lynton
Torrens Park
Lynton

Clapham (postcode 5062), located approximately 8 km south of the Adelaide CBD, is a primarily residential suburb situated within the City of Mitcham. The suburb is named after Clapham in London, England. Neighbouring suburbs are Colonel Light Gardens, Panorama, Lynton, Torrens Park and Lower Mitcham.

Transport[edit]

Public transport to this suburb includes the Belair railway line (Torrens Park and Lynton stations) and Adelaide Metro bus route 200, which travels along East Parkway. Until 1995 it was also served by the Clapham railway station.

Government[edit]

Clapham is in the City of Mitcham local government area, the South Australian House of Assembly electoral district of Waite and the Australian House of Representatives Division of Boothby.

Schools[edit]

The state government school, Clapham Primary School, is located in Clapham and is an R-7 school. Out of schools hours child care is provided through the school.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Clapham (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 July 2008. 

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 34°59′24″S 138°36′11″E / 34.99°S 138.603°E / -34.99; 138.603