Brooklyn Park, South Australia

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Brooklyn Park
AdelaideSouth Australia
Brooklyn pk corner.jpg
Block of 1970s flats at the corner of Marion and Henley Beach Roads
Brooklyn Park is located in South Australia
Brooklyn Park
Brooklyn Park
Coordinates 34°55′44″S 138°32′38″E / 34.929°S 138.544°E / -34.929; 138.544Coordinates: 34°55′44″S 138°32′38″E / 34.929°S 138.544°E / -34.929; 138.544
Postcode(s) 5032
Location 6 km (4 mi) west of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) City of West Torrens
State electorate(s) West Torrens
Federal Division(s) Hindmarsh
Suburbs around Brooklyn Park:
Lockleys Underdale Torrensville
Lockleys Brooklyn Park Cowandilla
Adelaide Airport West Richmond Richmond

Brooklyn Park is a western suburb of Adelaide, the capital of South Australia.

Lockleys Post Office opened on 1 September 1904 and was renamed Brooklyn Park in 1967.[1]

Brooklyn Park now includes a subdivision that was originally named Bismarck and changed by the nomenclature committee to Weeroopa in 1918.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "NOMENCLATURE ACT, 1917. Change of Place Names" (PDF), The South Australian Government Gazette, p. 37 (PDF page 5), 10 January 1918, retrieved 28 April 2016 – via AustLII 
  3. ^ "Placename Details: Weeroopa". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. 19 September 2007. SA0032673. Retrieved 28 April 2016.