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Kensington
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 1,653 (2006 census)
 • Density 3,300/km2 (8,500/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 5068
Area 0.5 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Location 5 km (3 mi) east of Adelaide
LGA(s) City of Norwood Payneham St Peters
State electorate(s) Dunstan
Federal Division(s) Sturt
Suburbs around Kensington:
Norwood Beulah Park Kensington Park
Norwood Kensington Kensington Park
Toorak Gardens Marryatville Leabrook

Kensington is a suburb of Adelaide, South Australia in the City of Norwood, Payneham & St Peters. Unlike the rest of the city, Kensington's streets are laid out diagonally in order to follow Second Creek.

Nearby suburbs Kensington Park and Kensington Gardens are in the City of Burnside.

Marryatville Primary School is a state primary school, located in Kensington. Classes range from Reception to Year 7, with up to 400 students at the school. Most Year 7 students attend Marryatville High School with some students zoned to Norwood/Morialta High School. Mary MacKillop College is a private Catholic girls secondary school located in Kensington.

Sir Donald Bradman lived in the suburb after moving to South Australia in 1935 until his death in 2001.

Coordinates: 34°55′26″S 138°38′42″E / 34.924°S 138.645°E / -34.924; 138.645

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