Glenelg North, South Australia

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Glenelg North
AdelaideSouth Australia
GlenelgNorth.jpg
Holdfast Marina, Glenelg North
Population 5,699 (2006 Census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5045
Location 9 km (6 mi) from Adelaide
LGA(s)
State electorate(s) Morphett
Federal Division(s) Hindmarsh
Suburbs around Glenelg North:
Adelaide Airport
West Beach
Adelaide Airport
Novar Gardens
Gulf St Vincent Glenelg North Novar Gardens
Glenelg, Glenelg East Glenelg East

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 2006 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.[1]

The majority of residents (72.9%) are of Australian birth, with the other common census response being England (7.6%).[1]

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%.[1]

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 Glenlg North.

Beach[edit]

Glenelg North Beach extends along the coastal length of the suburb.

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 Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Glenelg North (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 December 2010. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°58′16″S 138°31′01″E / 34.971°S 138.517°E / -34.971; 138.517