Woodforde, South Australia

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Woodforde
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 604 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 131.3/km2 (340/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 5072
Area 4.6 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Location 10 km (6 mi) from Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) Adelaide Hills Council
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Morialta
Federal Division(s) Division of Mayo
Suburbs around Woodforde:
Rostrevor Rostrevor Montacute
Magill Woodforde Norton Summit
Teringie Teringie Norton Summit

Woodforde is a suburb of Adelaide within the Adelaide Hills Council. It is located about 10 km east of the Adelaide city centre.

Woodforde is in the State House of Assembly Electoral district of Morialta and is in the Federal Division of Mayo.

The Catholic boys' school Rostrevor College is located in the suburb.

History[edit]

Lake Hamilton Post Office opened on 1 April 1880 and was renamed Woodforde later that year before closing in 1882.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Woodforde (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 March 2009. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 

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Coordinates: 34°54′S 138°41′E / 34.900°S 138.683°E / -34.900; 138.683