Christie Downs, South Australia

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Christie Downs
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 4,967 (2006 census)[1]
4,910 (2001 census)
Postcode(s) 5164
LGA(s) City of Onkaparinga
Region Southern Adelaide[2]
County Adelaide[3]
State electorate(s) Reynell[4]
Suburbs around Christie Downs:
Lonsdale Lonsdale Morphett Vale
Christies Beach Christie Downs Morphett Vale
Christies Beach Noarlunga Centre Hackham West
Footnotes Adjoining suburbs[5]

Christie Downs is a suburb in southern Metropolitan Adelaide within the City of Onkaparinga, South Australia. It has a unique postcode of 5164, and is adjacent to the suburbs of Christies Beach to the west, Noarlunga Centre to the south, Morphett Vale to the east and Lonsdale to the north.

The area was named after Lambert Christie, who was one of the original European settlers in the area. The area continued to be mainly farming land until the late 1950s when large portions were purchased by the South Australian Housing Trust. Since then the suburb has steadily grown to have almost 2500 households.

The suburb is served by Christie Downs railway station on the Seaford railway line.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Christie Downs (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Southern Adelaide SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Search result for "County of Adelaide, CNTY" with the following data sets selected - "Counties" and "Local Government Areas"". Property Location SA Map Viewer. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 24 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "District of Reynell Background Profile". ELECTORAL COMMISSION SA. 2014. 
  5. ^ "Search result for "Christie Downs (Suburb)" (Record no. SA0013915) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and " Place names (gazetteer)"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 13 November 2016. 

Coordinates: 35°07′44″S 138°29′49″E / 35.129°S 138.497°E / -35.129; 138.497