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Adelaide, South Australia
|Location||8 km (5 mi) from Adelaide|
|LGA(s)||City of Port Adelaide Enfield|
Enfield is a suburb in Adelaide, Australia. The suburb is about a 10-minute drive north from Adelaide CBD. (Central Business District). The suburb is bordered by Gepps Cross, Blair Athol and Clearview at the Northern end, and Prospect, Sefton Park and Broadview at the Southern end.
Enfield was established as a village in 1843 by George Hickox as group of 44 quarter-acre blocks. Hickox named the village after his birthplace in Middlesex, United Kingdom. The name "Enfield" is derived from the Anglo-Saxon word "enedfeld" meaning "duck field".
Two houses in Enfield, Pine Forest in Gurney Terrace and Barton Vale in Walker Court, are listed on the South Australian Heritage Register.
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