Collingwood Heights, Western Australia

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Collingwood Heights
AlbanyWestern Australia
Albany-Collingwood Heights map.png
Population 684 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 274/km2 (709/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 6330
Area 2.5 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Location 5 km (3 mi) from Albany
LGA(s) City of Albany
State electorate(s) Albany
Federal Division(s) O'Connor
Suburbs around Collingwood Heights:
Lange Bayonet Head
Yakamia Collingwood Heights Emu Point
Spencer Park Seppings Collingwood Park

Coordinates: 34°59′31″S 117°55′19″E / 34.992°S 117.922°E / -34.992; 117.922

Collingwood Heights is a north-eastern suburb of Albany, Western Australia, between the Albany city centre and Emu Point within the local government area of the City of Albany.

It was gazetted in 1981,[2] prior to which it was known as Collingwood.

Geography[edit]

Collingwood Heights is bounded by the Yakamia Creek Diversion to the north, Martin and Ulster Roads to the west and Collingwood Road to the southeast. Most of the suburb's population of 684 persons[1] are concentrated around a small residential estate at Breaksea Park.[3]

The suburb was gazetted in 1981.[2]

Facilities[edit]

Collingwood Heights is a small residential suburb located within a wider open area in the creek's catchment area. A B&B and an information bay are located in the suburb.

Collingwood Heights contains a private school, Southlands Christian College, which was established in 1999 and teaches the ACE curriculum.[4] The nearest state primary school is two suburbs away in Mount Clarence. High school students have the option of going to St Joseph's College, a private Catholic school in Spencer Park, or Albany Senior High School.

Transport[edit]

Collingwood Heights is served by route 401 and selected route 201 services from Albany operated by Love's Bus Service.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "2011 Community Profiles: Collingwood Heights (State Suburb)". 2011 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 2015-01-04.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Naming of Localities - Shire of Albany (per 1962/73 v5)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 10 July 1981. pp. 1981:2775. 
  3. ^ Department of Land Information. StreetSmart Perth Street Directory (54th ed.). West Australian Newspapers Ltd. pp. Maps A2–A3. ISBN 978-0-909439-67-5. 
  4. ^ School listing Archived 1 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine., Association of Independent Schools (WA), accessed 8 December 2006.