Spencer Park, Western Australia

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Spencer Park
AlbanyWestern Australia
Albany-Spencer Park map.png
Map of Spencer Park within Albany
Population 3,321 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 1,444/km2 (3,740/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 6330
Area 2.3 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Location 2.5 km (2 mi) from Albany
LGA(s) City of Albany
State electorate(s) Albany
Federal Division(s) O'Connor
Suburbs around Spencer Park:
Collingwood Heights Collingwood Heights Collingwood Park
Yakamia Spencer Park Seppings
Centennial Park Mira Mar Mira Mar

Coordinates: 35°00′21″S 117°54′00″E / 35.0057°S 117.900°E / -35.0057; 117.900

Spencer Park is a north-eastern suburb of Albany in southern Western Australia north-northeast of Albany's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Albany, and the suburb was gazetted in 1954.[2]

Geography[edit]

The suburb, named after Albany's first Government Resident Sir Richard Spencer RN and gazetted in 1954, is bounded by Ulster Road to the west and north, Collingwood Road to the southeast and North Road to the south. There are two housing estates in Spencer Park. Woodrise And Breaksea Estate. Woodrise is located in the southwest corner and Breaksea Estate is located in the northeast corner[3]

Facilities[edit]

Spencer Park contains a shopping centre, fuel station, a retirement home and the Albany Regional Hospital, as well as two schools: St Joseph's College, a Catholic school and a public primary school, Spencer Park Primary School. Spencer Park has a median age of 43.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Spencer Park (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2015-01-04.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Naming of Localities at Albany (per 8175/50)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 27 August 1954. p. 1954:1494. 
  3. ^ Department of Land Information. StreetSmart Perth Street Directory (54th ed.). West Australian Newspapers Ltd. pp. Map A2. ISBN 978-0-909439-67-5.