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AdelaideSouth Australia
Clapham is located in South Australia
Location in South Australia
Population 1,644 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 5062
Location 8 km (5 mi) from Adelaide
LGA(s) City of Mitcham
State electorate(s) Elder
Federal Division(s) Boothby
Suburbs around Clapham:
Colonel Light Gardens Lower Mitcham Torrens Park
Colonel Light Gardens
Clapham Torrens Park
Panorama Panorama
Torrens Park

Clapham (postcode 5062), located approximately 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of the Adelaide city centre, is a primarily residential suburb situated within the City of Mitcham, incorporating some of the foothills. The suburb is named after Clapham in London, England. Neighbouring suburbs are Colonel Light Gardens, Panorama, Lynton, Torrens Park and Lower Mitcham.


Public transport to this suburb includes the Belair railway line (Torrens Park and Lynton stations) and Adelaide Metro bus route 200, which travels along East Parkway. Until 1995 it was also served by the Clapham railway station.

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