Largs North, South Australia
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|Location||17 km (11 mi) from CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Port Adelaide Enfield|
|Federal Division(s)||Port Adelaide|
Largs North is a north-western suburb of Adelaide 17 km 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 Bay and Taperoo. The post code for Largs North is 5016. It is bounded to the north by Strathfield Terrace, to the south by Walcot and Warwick Streets and in the west and east by Gulf St Vincent and the Port River respectively.
Largs North is essentially a residential suburb, with a minor harbourside presence on the eastern shore of the suburb.
The local high school is Ocean View College Gedville Campus, in nearby Taperoo. There is a nursing home on Victoria Road and an RSL club on Carnarvon Terrace. Largs North Oval overlooking Victoria Road is the main outdoor recreational reserve in the suburb.
The eastern side of the suburb, by the Port riverside is known as Snowden Beach and is the location of a sulphuric acid works, which is connected to a freight railway. There is a swinging basin in the area, and it is the site of Port River Sailing Club and Port Adelaide Rowing Club.
The 157 and 333 buses service Military Road, while the 150 services Carnarvon Terrace. The suburb is serviced by two train stations on the Outer Harbor railway line, Draper railway station and Largs North railway station.