Hectorville, South Australia

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Hectorville
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 3,477 (2006 Census)[1]
Established 1855
Postcode(s) 5073
LGA(s) City of Campbelltown
Suburbs around Hectorville:
Glynde Campbelltown Newton
Payneham Hectorville Rostrevor
Firle Tranmere Magill

Hectorville is a small middle class suburb of Adelaide in the City of Campbelltown. It is one of eight suburbs within the City of Campbelltown.

The first house in Hectorville was built by Price Maurice in 1849 next to Fourth Creek[2]

Australian singer/song writer Greg Champion grew up in Hectorville, after moving from Benalla.

On 29 April 2011 Hectorville was the scene of the 2011 Hectorville siege in which a gunman shot dead three members of a family, as well as wounding two police officers, one critically.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Hectorville (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 June 2008. 
  2. ^ Dupree, Brittany (12 April 2011). "Hectorville Haunting". East Torrens Messenger. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Malik, Sarah; Liza Kappelle (29 April 2011). "Armed siege: Suspected gunman arrested after three people killed and teen seriously injured". Herald Sun. Retrieved 29 April 2011. 

Coordinates: 34°53′S 138°39′E / 34.883°S 138.650°E / -34.883; 138.650