Davoren Park, South Australia

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Davoren Park
AdelaideSouth Australia
Davoren Park is located in Greater Adelaide
Davoren Park
Davoren Park
Coordinates34°41′29″S 138°40′5″E / 34.69139°S 138.66806°E / -34.69139; 138.66806Coordinates: 34°41′29″S 138°40′5″E / 34.69139°S 138.66806°E / -34.69139; 138.66806
Population6,780 (2006 census)[1]
Established1993
Postcode(s)5113
LGA(s)City of Playford
State electorate(s)Taylor
Federal Division(s)Wakefield
Suburbs around Davoren Park:
Andrews Farm Smithfield Plains Smithfield
Eyre Davoren Park Elizabeth North
Edinburgh North

Davoren Park is a suburb at the northern extent of the Adelaide metropolitan area, South Australia in the City of Playford. The suburb was formed as part of a merger between Elizabeth Field and the northern part of Elizabeth West[2] on 11 November 1993.[3] It is named after the Davoren family, who were early pioneers of the area.[2]

The Playford North Urban Renewal project to expand and upgrade the area commenced in 2007 and is expected to take 10–15 years.[4] The project focuses on the Peachey Belt (an unofficial designation roughly comprising Davoren Park, Smithfield and Smithfield Plains), which has been identified as a disadvantaged area.[5]

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  1. ^ 2006 Census of Population and Housing, Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2006
  2. ^ a b "Placename Details: Davoren Park". Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, Government of South Australia. 11 March 2009. SA0018142. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Suburb and Locality Map Index" (PDF). Land Services SA. 2 August 2012. p. 25. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Playford North Urban Renewal Project: Questions and Answers" (PDF). Playford.sa.gov.au. City of Playford. Retrieved 28 June 2011.
  5. ^ "Playford Alive". Retrieved 7 July 2010.