Calista, Western Australia

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Calista
PerthWestern Australia
Calista is located in Perth
Calista
Calista
Coordinates 32°14′31″S 115°48′25″E / 32.242°S 115.807°E / -32.242; 115.807Coordinates: 32°14′31″S 115°48′25″E / 32.242°S 115.807°E / -32.242; 115.807
Population 1,937 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 842/km2 (2,180/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 6167
Area 2.3 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
LGA(s) City of Kwinana
State electorate(s) Kwinana
Federal Division(s) Brand
Suburbs around Calista:
Medina Medina Orelia
Kwinana Beach Calista Parmelia and Kwinana Town Centre
Leda Leda Wellard

Calista is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Kwinana.

Calista is one of the Kwinana suburbs named after a ship. The Calista was one of the first ships to bring settlers to the Swan River Colony. She arrived with 73 passengers on 5 August 1829 under the command of Captain S. Hawkins. Two of the most notable passengers on the ship were Lionel and William Samson.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Calista (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 December 2014.