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Elizabeth Downs
AdelaideSouth Australia
Postcode(s) 5113
Location 30 km (19 mi) north of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) City of Playford
State electorate(s) Napier
Federal Division(s) Wakefield
Suburbs around Elizabeth Downs:
Smithfield Blakeview Craigmore
Elizabeth North Elizabeth Downs Craigmore
Elizabeth North Elizabeth Park Craigmore

Elizabeth Downs is a northern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia in the City of Playford. It is east of Main North Road, bounded by Main North Road, Uley Road, Adams Road, Yorktown Road and Garlick Road. The suburb contains two government primary schools and a local shopping centre. Craigmore High School is just outside the northern boundary, and a larger shopping centre on the other side of Main North Road. It also has a tavern with bars, bistro and bottle shop.

The northern suburbs of Adelaide have the highest unemployment rate in South Australia.

Open space

The Argana Park sports precinct in the southwest of the suburb is home to football, rugby league, cricket and netball clubs. More playing fields in the northeastern corner of the suburb include a local soccer club and more cricket. Smith Creek linear park separates these from the rest of the suburb. There is a linear reserve along the easement for a major water pipe, the Barossa Trunk Main, running roughly north-south above ground through Elizabeth Downs. There is also a buffer reserve along Main North Road.

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