Mount Claremont, Western Australia

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Mount Claremont
PerthWestern Australia
Sign of the Mount Claremont Oval in Mount Claremont, Western Australia.JPG
Sign of the Mount Claremont Oval
Mount Claremont is located in Perth
Mount Claremont
Mount Claremont
Coordinates 31°57′43″S 115°47′02″E / 31.962°S 115.784°E / -31.962; 115.784Coordinates: 31°57′43″S 115°47′02″E / 31.962°S 115.784°E / -31.962; 115.784
Population 4,375 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 6010
Location 9 km (6 mi) W of Perth CBD
LGA(s)
State electorate(s) Cottesloe
Federal Division(s) Curtin
Suburbs around Mount Claremont:
City Beach Floreat Floreat
Swanbourne Mount Claremont Shenton Park
Swanbourne Claremont Karrakatta

Mount Claremont is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, Australia, located within the Town of Cambridge and the City of Nedlands. At 23.4%, it has a higher number of university or tertiary institution graduates than Perth’s average of 13.5%.

Mount Claremont contains the Challenge Stadium and the Western Australian Institute of Sport, as well as John XXIII College, Wollaston Theological College and lands owned by the University of Western Australia. It is served by various buses, and the southeast of the suburb is on the railway line between Karrakatta and Loch Street.

Mount Claremont consists of four sectors:

  • "Zamia Gardens" - the newest estate of Mount Claremont, still in the process of construction.
  • "St Johns Wood" - a newer estate with many new residences on larger blocks of land and many gaining views to the city. The older parts of St Johns Wood border John XXIII College and Graylands Hospital.
  • "St Peters Square" - a higher density development similar to Subiaco Centro with townhouses situated around a central park.
  • Old Mount Claremont - This section was the original development with most homes being built in the 1940-1950's, some properties border Cottesloe golf course.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "State Suburbs: Mount Claremont". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 July 2012.