Keswick, South Australia

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Keswick
AdelaideSouth Australia
Keswick is located in South Australia
Keswick
Keswick
Coordinates34°56′S 138°34′E / 34.933°S 138.567°E / -34.933; 138.567Coordinates: 34°56′S 138°34′E / 34.933°S 138.567°E / -34.933; 138.567
Population742 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)5035[2]
LGA(s)City of West Torrens
State electorate(s)Badcoe
Federal Division(s)Adelaide
Suburbs around Keswick:
Richmond Mile End South, Keswick Terminal Adelaide, Adelaide Park Lands
Marleston Keswick Wayville
Kurralta Park Ashford, Forestville Wayville

Keswick(/ˈkɛzɪk/) is an inner south-western suburb of Adelaide, adjacent to the park lands, and located in the City of West Torrens.

Keswick Barracks[edit]

Keswick is home to Keswick Barracks, which is an Australian Army Barracks. It is home to the 9th Brigade (Reserve), 10th/27th Battalion, Royal South Australia Regiment (Reserve), the 48th Field Battery (Reserve), and the headquarters of the 3rd Health Support Battalion (3 HSB). Keswick Barracks also houses several DCO (Defence Community Organisation) departments, the SA Branch of RUSI and the local RUSI library. There is an Air force unit here too.

Royal District Nursing Service /Silver Chain SA[edit]

Keswick is also home to the headquarters of RDNS SA Royal District Nursing Service Silver Chain SA

Population[edit]

In the 2016 Census, there were 742 people in Keswick. 51.9% of people were born in Australia and 54.1% of people spoke only English at home. The most common response for religion was No Religion 38.6%.[1]

Other landmarks[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Keswick (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 August 2019. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Keswick, South Australia (Adelaide)". Postcodes-Australia. Postcodes-Australia.com. Retrieved 15 July 2015.