Edgewater, Western Australia

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PerthWestern Australia
Edgewater is located in Perth
Coordinates31°45′47″S 115°46′55″E / 31.763°S 115.782°E / -31.763; 115.782Coordinates: 31°45′47″S 115°46′55″E / 31.763°S 115.782°E / -31.763; 115.782
Population4,531 (2011 census)[1]
Location23 km (14 mi) from Perth CBD
LGA(s)City of Joondalup
State electorate(s)Joondalup
Federal Division(s)Division of Moore
Suburbs around Edgewater:
Connolly Joondalup Wanneroo
Heathridge Edgewater Hocking
Craigie Woodvale Woodvale

Edgewater is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia 23 kilometres (14 mi) north of Perth's central business district. Edgewater was approved as a suburb name in 1974, and its local government area is the City of Joondalup. It is named after its location on the western edge of Lake Joondalup,[2] which is surrounded by Yellagonga Regional Park.


Edgewater is serviced by the 466 and 465 Transperth bus routes from Joondalup,[3] operated by Transdev WA. Edgewater railway station is located in the far southwest of the suburb.


Edgewater is bounded by Joondalup Drive to the west, Ocean Reef Road to the south and Yellagonga Regional Park to the east.[4]


Edgewater is a residential suburb, with shopping facilities including a supermarket, restaurant, newsagency, chemist, liquor store and barbecue facilities by the lake.

Primary and tertiary education[edit]

Edgewater contains one high school, Mater Dei College (a Catholic school), and one primary school, Edgewater Primary School (public).


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "State Suburbs: Edgewater". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 July 2012. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – E". Retrieved 2008-02-15.
  3. ^ "Northern 67 timetable, Transperth, effective 8 August 2005" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-01-17.[dead link]
  4. ^ Department of Land Information. StreetSmart Perth Street Directory (54th ed.). West Australian Newspapers Ltd. pp. Map 220. ISBN 978-0-909439-67-5.

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