Cheltenham, South Australia facts for kids
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Adelaide, South Australia
Street in Cheltenham
|Population||2,175 (2006 census)
2,043 (2001 Census)
|Location||9.2 km (6 mi) NW of Adelaide city centre|
|LGA(s)||City of Charles Sturt|
|State electorate(s)||Cheltenham (2011)|
The suburb lies between Port Road and Cheltenham Parade, which form its southwest and eastern boundaries respectively. The suburb is split in two by the Outer Harbor railway line.
Cheltenham Post Office opened on 8 February 1897 and closed in 1910.
The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 2,175 persons in Cheltenham on census night. Of these, 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female.
The age distribution of Cheltenham residents is similar to that of the greater Australian population. 68.5% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 31.5% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.
Facilities and attractions
Cheltenham Cemetery, located between Port Road and Cheltenham Parade, was established in 1876.
Cheltenham is serviced by Port Road, connecting the suburb to Port Adelaide and Adelaide city centre, and by Cheltenham Parade.
Cheltenham is serviced by public transport run by the Adelaide Metro.
The Outer Harbor train service passes through the suburb. The closest stations are Cheltenham and Cheltenham Racecourse. (now closed).
Trams previously ran through Cheltenham, but the lines were removed.
The suburb is serviced by bus routes run by the Adelaide Metro.
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