Edgewater, Western Australia

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Edgewater
PerthWestern Australia
Edgewater is located in Perth
Edgewater
Edgewater
Coordinates 31°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
Population 4,531 (2011 census)[1]
Established 1974
Postcode(s) 6027
Location 23 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.

Transport[edit]

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.

Geography[edit]

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

Facilities[edit]

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).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "State Suburbs: Edgewater". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  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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