Ovingham, South Australia
Adelaide, South Australia
Churchill Road, Ovingham
|Population||654 (2006 census)
679 (2001 Census)
|Location||3.4 km (2 mi) N of Adelaide city centre|
Ovingham was established in 1875 by William Whinham. The portion of Ovingham in the City of Charles Sturt (the triangle bounded by the railway line, Torrens Road and Park Terrace) was previously considered to be part of Bowden, known as Bowden-on-the-Hill.
The majority of residents (65.9%) are of Australian birth, with other common census responses being England (4.9%) and India (2.3%).
The age distribution of Ovingham residents is skewed higher than the greater Australian population. 74.6% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 25.4% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.
Part of Ovingham lies in Hindmarsh Ward in the City of Charles Sturt local government area, being represented in that council by Paul Alexandrides and Craig Auricht. The remainder of the suburb lies in the City of Prospect.
State and federal
Ovingham lies in the state electoral district of Adelaide and the federal electoral division of Adelaide. The suburb is represented in the South Australian House of Assembly by Rachel Sanderson and federally by Kate Ellis.
Shopping and dining
The Bombay Bicycle Club, a themed hotel, is located on Torrens Road. The Ovingham Football Club, the local team, is located on Churchill Road.
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