West Swan, Western Australia

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West Swan
PerthWestern Australia
West Swan is located in Perth
West Swan
West Swan
Coordinates 31°51′00″S 115°58′37″E / 31.85°S 115.977°E / -31.85; 115.977Coordinates: 31°51′00″S 115°58′37″E / 31.85°S 115.977°E / -31.85; 115.977
Population 1,212 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 6055
LGA(s) City of Swan
State electorate(s) West Swan
Federal Division(s) Pearce
Suburbs around West Swan:
Whiteman Henley Brook Herne Hill
Whiteman West Swan Middle Swan
Beechboro Caversham Middle Swan

West Swan is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Swan local government area. It lies west of the Swan River, and east of the former Caversham Motor Racing Circuit. The suburb is traversed by the West Swan Road, one of the main routes in the Swan Valley winery area. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb had a population of 1,212.[1]

Bandyup Women's Prison is located on the northern side of Roe Highway, and on the southern side of the Swan River in West Swan.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "West Swan (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  2. ^ 2011 UBD Perth and Surrounds Street Directory. Australia: Universal Publishers Pty Ltd. 2011. pp. 210–212, 230–232. ISBN 978 0 7319 2653 4.