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Andrews Farm
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population
Established 1991
Postcode(s) 5114
Location 29 km (18 mi) NE of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) City of Playford
State electorate(s) Taylor (2011)
Federal Division(s) Wakefield (2011)
Suburbs around Andrews Farm:
MacDonald Park Munno Para West Munno Para West
MacDonald Park Andrews Farm Smithfield Plains
Penfield Penfield Davoren Park

Andrews Farm is a northern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is located in the City of Playford.

History

Andrews Farm was founded in 1991 as a subdivision in the then Munno Para Council.

Geography

Andrews Farm is rectangular in shape, and lies north of Elizabeth. It is bounded by the Northern Expressway, Curtis Road, Stebonheath Road and Petherton Road.

Demographics

The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 3,336 persons in Andrews Farm on census night. Of these, 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female.

The majority of residents (79.8%) are of Australian birth, with an additional 8.1% declaring England as their country of birth.

The average age of Andrews Farm residents is lower than the greater Australian population. 54.0% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 46.0% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.

Community

The local newspaper is the News Review Messenger. Other regional and national newspapers such as The Advertiser and The Australian are also available.

St Columba College is located near the centre of the suburb.

Facilities and attractions

The largest parkland in Andrews Farm is Stebonheath Park, located in the central east of the suburb. Andrews Park lies in the northeast.

Transportation

Andrews Farm is serviced by Curtis Road, linking the suburb to Munno Para, Angle Vale and the Max Fatchen Expressway. Davoren Road connects Andrews Farm to Smithfield.

Andrews Farm is serviced by buses operated by the Adelaide Metro. The main bus routes through the suburb use Curtis Road, President Avenue and East parkway. Other routes service the edges of the suburb along Curtis Road or Stebonheath Road. Bus routes connect to Elizabeth Interchange, Smithfield Interchange and the Munno Para Shopping City interchange.

Bicycle paths lie throughout Stebonheath Park. The Stuart O'Grady Bikeway skirts the western edge of Andrews Farm adjacent to the Max Fatchen Expressway with access at Curtis Road and Petherton Road (gate).

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