Unley Park, South Australia

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Unley Park
AdelaideSouth Australia
Northgate Street in Adelaide.jpg
Northgate Street
Population 1,494 (2006 Census)[1]
1,303 (2001 Census)[2]
 • Density 1,870/km2 (4,840/sq mi)
Established 1840[3]
Postcode(s) 5061
Area 0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Location 5.5 km (3 mi) S of Adelaide
LGA(s) City of Unley
State electorate(s) Unley
Federal Division(s) Adelaide
Suburbs around Unley Park:
Millswood Hyde Park Malvern
Kings Park Unley Park Malvern
Westbourne Park Hawthorn Kingswood

Unley Park is a southern suburb of Adelaide in the City of Unley. Its postcode is 5061.

It is located on the north side of Cross Road and east of the Belair railway line. Access via public transport is from the Unley Park railway station and the Unley Road "Go Zone".

It features Victoria Avenue—Adelaide's wealthiest street, containing many large and luxurious houses built between the two World Wars.[4]

Residential home in the Tudorbethan architectural style

Politically, the suburb is safe for the Liberal; at the 2010 election, the Liberal Party attracted 62.33% of the primary vote at the nearby Hyde Park polling booth.[5]

History[edit]

Unley Park Post Office opened on 2 January 1946 and closed in 1999.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Unley Park (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 July 2008. 
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (9 March 2006). "Unley Park (State Suburb)". 2001 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "How Unley Developed". City of Unley. Retrieved 19 February 2009. 
  4. ^ Smart Company. "Report names Australia's richest streets". Retrieved 9 April 2009. 
  5. ^ Australian Electoral Commission. "Polling Place - Hyde Park". Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  6. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 

Coordinates: 34°57′40″S 138°36′00″E / 34.961°S 138.600°E / -34.961; 138.600