Bellevue Heights, South Australia

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Bellevue Heights
AdelaideSouth Australia
Bellevue Heights is located in South Australia
Bellevue Heights
Bellevue Heights
CoordinatesCoordinates: 35°01′53″S 138°34′59″E / 35.031274°S 138.583123°E / -35.031274; 138.583123[1]
Population
Postcode(s)5050
Location11 km (7 mi) from Adelaide city centre (straight line)
LGA(s)City of Mitcham[1]
RegionSouthern Adelaide[1]
CountyAdelaide[1]
State electorate(s)Davenport[4]
Federal Division(s)Boothby[5]
Suburbs around Bellevue Heights:
Bedford Park Bedford Park
Eden Hills
Eden Hills
Bedford Park
Flagstaff Hill
Bellevue Heights Eden Hills
Blackwood
Flagstaff Hill Flagstaff Hill
Craigburn Farm
Craigburn Farm
FootnotesAdjoining localities[1]

Bellevue Heights is a suburb in the City of Mitcham local government area. It was originally the rural property of "Windsor Farm" and later "Sturtbrae" when owned by the family of W. G. Mills, and was named after Bellevue in Sydney by the developer Murray Hill.[6]

The southern part of the suburb includes the northern part of the Sturt Gorge Recreation Park.[1]

Bellevue Heights is in the Adelaide foothills. Residents usually have great views of either the city or the Sturt Gorge from their house.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Bellevue Heights Post Office opened on 1 September 1960 and closed in 1984.[7]

Amenities[edit]

Governance[edit]

Bellevue Heights is located within the federal division of Boothby, the state electoral district of Davenport and the local government area of City of Mitcham.[5][4][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Search results for 'Bellevue Heights, SUB' with the following datasets being selected – 'NPW and Conservation Properties', 'Suburbs and Localities', 'Counties', 'Local Government Areas', 'SA Government Regions', 'Gazetteer' and 'Roads'". Location SA Map Viewer. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bellevue Heights (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 May 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bellevue Heights (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 July 2010. Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ a b "District of Davenport". Electoral Commission SA. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Federal electoral division of Boothby". Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Bellevue Heights". Retrieved 26 April 2012.
  7. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011.