O'Connor, Western Australia

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O'Connor
PerthWestern Australia
Commercial buildings along Stock Road, O'Connor, December 2021 05.jpg
Commercial buildings along Stock Road, O'Connor
Coordinates32°03′35″S 115°47′33″E / 32.0595853°S 115.7923713°E / -32.0595853; 115.7923713 (O'Connor)Coordinates: 32°03′35″S 115°47′33″E / 32.0595853°S 115.7923713°E / -32.0595853; 115.7923713 (O'Connor)
Population460 (SAL 2021)[1]
Postcode(s)6163
Area1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)[2]
LGA(s)City of Fremantle
State electorate(s)Willagee
Federal division(s)Fremantle
Suburbs around O'Connor:
Fremantle Palmyra Willagee
White Gum Valley O'Connor Kardinya
Hilton Samson Kardinya

O'Connor is a predominantly industrial suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle. It was established in 1955 and is named after the Irish engineer, C. Y. O'Connor, who is buried in Fremantle Cemetery.[3]

O'Connor has a roller skating rink plus a number of retail store: a major hardware store, two major electronics retailers, a tyre store, several automotive parts and accessory stores, a popular bicycle store, a furniture store and numerous other retail stores.

There are quite a number of light industrial activities taking place in the suburb, including Anchor Foods on Carrington Street.

There are two precincts of residential dwellings which contain a small but growing number of dwellings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "O'Connor (WA) (Suburb and Locality)". Australian Census 2021 QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "2016 Community Profiles: O'Connor (State Suburb)". 2016 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 9 December 2021. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ "History of metropolitan suburb names – O". Western Australian Land Information Authority. Retrieved 9 December 2021.

External links[edit]

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