Largs Bay, South Australia

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Largs Bay
Adelaide
Largs bay jetty.jpg
The Largs Bay jetty
Postcode(s) 5016
Location 15 km (9 mi) from CBD
LGA(s) City of Port Adelaide Enfield
State electorate(s) Lee
Federal Division(s) Port Adelaide
Suburbs around Largs Bay:
Gulf St Vincent Largs North Port River
Gulf St Vincent Largs Bay Port River
Gulf St Vincent Semaphore Peterhead

Largs Bay is a north-western suburb of Adelaide 16km from the CBD, on the LeFevre Peninsula, in the state of South Australia, Australia and falls under the City of Port Adelaide Enfield. It is adjacent to Largs North and Semaphore, Exeter and Peterhead. The post code for Largs Bay is 5016. It is bounded to the north by Walcot and Warwick Street, to the south by Wills, Hargrave and Union Streets and in the west and east by Gulf St Vincent and the Port River respectively.

Largs Bay is essentially a residential suburb, with a minor harbourside presence on the eastern shore of the suburb.

Facilities[edit]

The suburb is served by a primary school, Largs Bay Primary School, and the local high school is Ocean View College Gedville Campus, in nearby Taperoo. There is a hospice on Everard Street and a museum on Fletcher Road. Largs Reserve overlooking Woolnough Road is the main outdoor recreational reserve in the suburb, being the site of a lawn bowling club. The Largs Pier Hotel on the Esplanade was used as a historical landmark in earlier times by sailors. A sailing club and a jetty are present on Largs Bay Beach.

The eastern side of the suburb, by the Port riverside is the location of three shipping berths, which are used by Caltex, BP and Mobil vessels.

Transport[edit]

The 157 and 333 buses service Military Road, while the 150 services Fletcher Road. The suburb is also serviced by Largs and Largs North railway stations on the Outer Harbor railway line.

Coordinates: 34°49′16″S 138°29′38″E / 34.821°S 138.494°E / -34.821; 138.494