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Burnside
AdelaideSouth Australia
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Burnside is located in South Australia
Burnside
Burnside
Coordinates Coordinates: 34°56′20″S 138°39′58″E / 34.939°S 138.666°E / -34.939; 138.666
Population 2,930 (2016 census)
Established 1839
Postcode(s) 5066
LGA(s) City of Burnside
Suburbs around Burnside:
Leabrook Erindale Wattle Park
Hazelwood Burnside Stonyfell
Beaumont Waterfall Gully Greenhill

Burnside is suburb in the City of Burnside council area in the eastern suburbs of Adelaide. It is primarily a residential suburb. It was named Burnside, an amalgamation of the Scottish word for creek, "burn" and "side" because of the original property's location on the side of Second Creek. Burnside is 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) east of the Adelaide city centre by road.

Notable residents

  • George Aiston (1879-1943), policeman and ethnographer
  • Dorrit Black (1891-1951), artist
  • Jimmy Melrose (1913-1936), aviator
  • Christopher Pyne, federal MP and Liberal frontbencher, a former student of Burnside Primary
  • Sydney Talbot Smith (1861-1948), solicitor, freelance journalist and civic worker

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