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Crafers West
AdelaideSouth Australia
Crafers West is located in South Australia
Crafers West
Crafers West
Coordinates 34°59′S 138°41′E / 34.99°S 138.68°E / -34.99; 138.68Coordinates: 34°59′S 138°41′E / 34.99°S 138.68°E / -34.99; 138.68
Population 1,222 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 5152
LGA(s)
  • Adelaide Hills Council
  • City of Mitcham
State electorate(s) Waite
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Crafers West:
Leawood Gardens Cleland
Brown Hill Creek Crafers West Crafers
Belair Upper Sturt Stirling

Crafers West is a suburb of Adelaide in the Adelaide Hills Council. It was formally named in 1985 as a separate address from Crafers. Crafers West contains the headwaters of Brown Hill Creek and is dominated by steep terrain and native scrub. It is bounded by Mount Barker Road on the northeast and the Bridgewater railway line on the south. The Eagle Mountain Bike Park is in the north of the suburb. Popular tourist spots include Clealand Conservation Park, Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens, and Belair National Park Holiday Park.

The western part of the suburb of Crafers West is in the City of Mitcham; however, most settlement is in the Adelaide Hills Council. Crafers West is in the state electoral district of Waite and most is in the federal division of Mayo; however, the part that is in the City of Mitcham is in Boothby.

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