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Henley Beach South
AdelaideSouth Australia
West Beach and Henley Beach (background)
Henley Beach South is located in South Australia
Henley Beach South
Henley Beach South
Location in South Australia
Population 2,673 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 5022
Location 9 km (6 mi) W of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) City of Charles Sturt
State electorate(s) Colton (2011)
Federal Division(s) Hindmarsh (2011)
Suburbs around Henley Beach South:
Henley Beach Fulham
Gulf St Vincent Henley Beach South Fulham
West Beach West Beach

Henley Beach South is a coastal suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is located in the City of Charles Sturt.


West beach and Henley Beach (background)

Henley Beach South lies between Henley Beach Road and the River Torrens outlet. To the north, is Henley Beach and to the south is West Beach.


The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 2,289 persons in Henley Beach South on census night. Of these, 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female.

The majority of residents (75.5%) are of Australian birth, with a further 5.4% identifying England as their country of origin.

The age distribution of Henley Beach South residents is skewed slightly higher than the greater Australian population. 71.1% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 28.9% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.



Henley Beach Primary School is located on Hazel Terrace.

Facilities and attractions


Linear Park, lies along the River Torrens on the suburb's southern boundary. The beach of Henley Beach South extends the length of the suburb. There is also significant greenspace in the vicinity of Lexington Road.



Henley Beach South is serviced by Henley Beach Road, connecting the suburb to Adelaide city centre. Seaview Road runs along the coast.

Public transport

Henley Beach South is serviced by public transport run by the Adelaide Metro.

From 1894 to 1957, the Grange railway line continued from its present terminus along the east side of Military Road, terminating at Main Street, Henley Beach. Tram services also serviced the suburb until 1957, running from the city along Henley Beach Road and Seaview Road to interchange with the train line.

Bicycle routes

A bicycle path extends through Linear Park.

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