Kilkenny, South Australia facts for kids
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Adelaide, South Australia
Looking south on David Terrace. Kilkenny is on the left.
|Population||1,551 (2006 census)
1,392 (2001 Census)
|Location||7.5 km (5 mi) NW of Adelaide city centre|
|LGA(s)||City of Charles Sturt|
|State electorate(s)||Croydon (2012) & Enfield (2012)|
|Federal Division(s)||Port Adelaide (2012)|
The area incorporating the current suburb of Kilkenny was subdivided in 1849 as the Township of Kilkenny.
Kilkenny straddles Torrens Road where it joins with Regency Road. Kilkenny Road and David Terrace forms its western boundary.
The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 1,551 persons in Kilkenny on census night. Of these, 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female.
The age distribution of Kilkenny residents is similar to that of the greater Australian population. 71.4% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 28.6% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.
Challa Gardens Primary School is located on Humphries Terrace.
Facilities and attractions
Shopping and dining
Centro Arndale is located on Torrens Road in the north of the suburb.
The main park in the suburb is Alton Reserve on Reynell Street. McInerny Reserve, in West Croydon, is accessible from Pinda and Mundulla streets.
Kilkenny is serviced by Regency Road and Torrens Road, the latter of which connects the suburb to Adelaide city centre.
Kilkenny is serviced by public transport run by the Adelaide Metro.
The Grange and Outer Harbour railway lines pass through the suburb. The closest station is Kilkenny.
The suburb is serviced by bus routes run by the Adelaide Metro.
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