Crafers West, South Australia

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Crafers West
AdelaideSouth Australia
Crafers West is located in South Australia
Crafers West
Crafers West
Coordinates 34°59′S 138°41′E / 34.99°S 138.68°E / -34.99; 138.68Coordinates: 34°59′S 138°41′E / 34.99°S 138.68°E / -34.99; 138.68
Population 1,101 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5152
LGA(s)
State electorate(s) Heysen
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Crafers West:
Leawood Gardens Cleland
Brown Hill Creek Crafers West Crafers
Belair Upper Sturt Stirling

Crafers West is a suburb of Adelaide in the Adelaide Hills Council. It was formally named in 1985 as a separate address from Crafers.[2] Crafers West contains the headwaters of Brown Hill Creek and is dominated by steep terrain and native scrub. It is bounded by Mount Barker Road on the northeast and the Bridgewater railway line on the south. The Eagle Mountain Bike Park is in the north of the suburb.

The western part of the suburb of Crafers West is in the City of Mitcham; however, most settlement is in the Adelaide Hills Council. Crafers West is in the state electoral district of Heysen and most is in the federal division of Mayo; however, the part that is in the City of Mitcham is in Boothby.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Crafers West (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Placename Details: Crafers West". Property Location Browser. Land Services, Government of South Australia. 2 September 2010. SA0016722. Retrieved 2 March 2016.