Henley Beach South, South Australia

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Henley Beach South
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 2,289 (2006 census)[1]
2,218 (2001 Census)[2]
Postcode(s) 5022[3]
Location 9 km (6 mi) W of Adelaide city centre[3]
LGA(s) City of Charles Sturt[4]
State electorate(s) Colton (2011)[5]
Federal Division(s) Hindmarsh (2011)[6]
Suburbs around Henley Beach South:
Henley Beach Fulham
Gulf St Vincent Henley Beach South Fulham
West Beach West Beach

Henley Beach South is a coastal suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is located in the City of Charles Sturt.


West beach and Henley Beach (background)

Henley Beach South lies between Henley Beach Road and the River Torrens outlet.[7] To the north, is Henley Beach and to the south is West Beach.


The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 2,289 persons in Henley Beach South on census night. Of these, 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female.[1]

The majority of residents (75.5%) are of Australian birth, with a further 5.4% identifying England as their country of origin.[1]

The age distribution of Henley Beach South residents is skewed slightly higher than the greater Australian population. 71.1% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 28.9% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.[1]


Local government

Henley Beach South is part of Henley Ward in the City of Charles Sturt local government area, being represented in that council by Jim Fitzpatrick and Robert Randall.[4]

State and federal

Henley Beach South lies in the state electoral district of Colton[5] and the federal electoral division of Hindmarsh.[6] The suburb is represented in the South Australian House of Assembly by Paul Caica[5] and federally by Steve Georganas.[6]



Henley Beach Primary School is located on Hazel Terrace.[8]

Facilities and attractions


Linear Park, lies along the River Torrens on the suburb's southern boundary. The beach of Henley Beach South extends the length of the suburb. There is also significant greenspace in the vicinity of Lexington Road.[7]



Henley Beach South is serviced by Henley Beach Road, connecting the suburb to Adelaide city centre. Seaview Road runs along the coast.[7]

Public transport

Henley Beach South is serviced by public transport run by the Adelaide Metro.[9]

From 1894 to 1957, the Grange railway line continued from its present terminus along the centre of Military Road, terminating at Main Street, Henley Beach. Tram services also serviced the suburb until 1957, running from the city along Henley Beach Road and Seaview Road to interchange with the train line.

Bicycle routes

A bicycle path extends through Linear Park.[7]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Henley Beach South (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 February 2012.
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (9 March 2006). "Henley Beach South (State Suburb)". 2001 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 February 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Henley Beach South, South Australia (Adelaide)". Postcodes-Australia. Postcodes-Australia.com. Retrieved 1 February 2012.
  4. ^ a b "City of Charles Sturt Wards and Council Members" (PDF). City of Charles Sturt. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 August 2011. Retrieved 1 February 2012.
  5. ^ a b c "Electoral Districts - Electoral District for the 2010 Election". Electoral Commission SA. Archived from the original on 22 August 2011. Retrieved 1 February 2012.
  6. ^ a b c "Find my electorate: Hindmarsh". Australian Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 30 September 2011. Retrieved 1 February 2012.
  7. ^ a b c d Adelaide and surrounds street directory (49th ed.). UBD. 2011. ISBN 978-0-7319-2652-7.
  8. ^ "Australian Schools Directory". Australian Schools Directory. Retrieved 1 February 2012.
  9. ^ "Public Transport in Adelaide". Adelaide Metro official website. Dept. for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure, Public Transport Division. Archived from the original on 26 April 2011. Retrieved 1 February 2012.

External links

  • "City of Charles Sturt". Official website. City of Charles Sturt. Retrieved 1 February 2012.

Coordinates: 34°55′37″S 138°30′04″E / 34.927°S 138.501°E / -34.927; 138.501

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