Evanston Gardens, South Australia

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Evanston Gardens
AdelaideSouth Australia
Evanston Gardens is located in Town of Gawler
Evanston Gardens
Evanston Gardens
Coordinates34°37′26″S 138°43′19″E / 34.624°S 138.722°E / -34.624; 138.722Coordinates: 34°37′26″S 138°43′19″E / 34.624°S 138.722°E / -34.624; 138.722
Population770 (2006 census)[1]
787 (2001 Census)[2]
Postcode(s)5116[3]
Location35 km (22 mi) NE of Adelaide city centre[3]
LGA(s)Town of Gawler
State electorate(s)Light (2011)[4]
Federal Division(s)Spence
Suburbs around Evanston Gardens:
Hillier Hillier Evanston
Hillier Evanston Gardens Evanston, Evanston South
Kudla Kudla, Evanston South Evanston South

Evanston Gardens is an outer northern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is located in the Town of Gawler.

Geography[edit]

The suburb lies astride Angle Vale Road and is bounded on the east by the Sturt Highway (Gawler Bypass).[5]

Demographics[edit]

The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 770 persons in Evanston Gardens on census night. Of these, 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female.[1]

The majority of residents (78.3%) are of Australian birth, with an additional 8.4% identifying England as their country of birth.[1]

The age distribution of Evanston Gardens residents is similar to that of the greater Australian population. 62.6% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 37.4% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.[1]

Community[edit]

Local newspapers include the News Review Messenger and The Bunyip. Other regional and national newspapers such as The Plains Producer, The Advertiser and The Australian are also available.[6]

Schools[edit]

Evanston Gardens Primary School is located on Angle Vale Road.[7]

Facilities and attractions[edit]

Parks[edit]

Karbeethon Reserve lies on Angle Vale Road. There are parks elsewhere in the suburb, particularly on Hindmarsh Boulevard.[5]

Transportation[edit]

Roads[edit]

Evanston Gardens is serviced by Angle Vale Road, indirectly connecting the suburb to both Port Wakefield Road and the Sturt Highway.[5]

Public transport[edit]

Evanston Gardens is serviced by public transport run by the Adelaide Metro.[8]

Trains[edit]

The Gawler railway line passes through the suburb. The closest station is Tambelin.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Evanston Gardens (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 April 2011.
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (9 March 2006). "Evanston Gardens (State Suburb)". 2001 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 April 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Evanston Gardens, South Australia (Adelaide)". Postcodes-Australia. Postcodes-Australia.com. Retrieved 26 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Electoral Districts - Electoral District for the 2010 Election". Electoral Commission SA. Archived from the original on 22 August 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2011.
  5. ^ a b c Adelaide and surrounds street directory (47th ed.). UBD. 2009. ISBN 978-0-7319-2336-6.
  6. ^ "South Australian Newspapers". Newspapers.com.au. Australia G'day. Archived from the original on 29 April 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2011.
  7. ^ "Australian Schools Directory". Australian Schools Directory. Retrieved 26 April 2011.
  8. ^ a b "Public Transport in Adelaide". Adelaide Metro official website. Dept. for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure, Public Transport Division. 12 January 2011. Archived from the original on 26 April 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2011.

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