West Hindmarsh, South Australia

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West Hindmarsh
AdelaideSouth Australia
West Hindmarsh is located in Greater Adelaide
West Hindmarsh
West Hindmarsh
Coordinates 34°54′20″S 138°33′44″E / 34.90556°S 138.56222°E / -34.90556; 138.56222Coordinates: 34°54′20″S 138°33′44″E / 34.90556°S 138.56222°E / -34.90556; 138.56222
Postcode(s) 5007
Location 4 km (2 mi) northwest of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) City of Charles Sturt
State electorate(s) Croydon[1]
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around West Hindmarsh:
West Croydon Croydon Ridleyton
Welland West Hindmarsh Hindmarsh
Torrensville Torrensville Thebarton

West Hindmarsh is a suburb of Adelaide, located in the City of Charles Sturt local government area. It is around 4 km west northwest of the city centre. It is bounded on the south by the River Torrens, east by South Road, north by Port Road and west by streets separating it from the suburb of Welland which has the same north and south boundaries.[1] Grange Road crosses the middle of the suburb. The whole suburb is in the electoral district of Croydon for state elections, but Grange Road is a separator between the Division of Port Adelaide (north) and Division of Hindmarsh (south) for federal elections.[2]

A Hindmarsh West Post Office opened around 1950 and closed in 1981.[3]


  1. ^ a b Electoral District of Croydon (Map). Electoral Commission of South Australia. 15 March 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Federal Electoral Division of HINDMARSH Boundary gazetted 16 December 2011 (PDF) (Map). Australian Electoral Commission. 16 December 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2017. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011.