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AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 1,605 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 5062
LGA(s) City of Mitcham
State electorate(s) Waite
Federal Division(s) Boothby

Mitcham is an inner-southern suburb of Adelaide in the City of Mitcham.

Created as a village separate from Adelaide ("Mitcham Village"), it was ancillary to a sheep station at Brown Hill Creek belonging to the South Australia Company. Prior to European settlement the area was inhabited by the Kaurna aboriginal people. A group of about 150 formerly camped at "Wirraparinga", now Mitcham reserve, (known for many years as "Brown Hill Creek reserve").


Coordinates: 34°59′13″S 138°37′30″E / 34.987°S 138.625°E / -34.987; 138.625

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