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Valley View
AdelaideSouth Australia
Valley view golf course.jpg
Golf course at Valley View
Population: 5,983
Postcode: 5093
LGA: City of Salisbury
City of Port Adelaide Enfield
City of Tea Tree Gully
State District: Florey, Playford
Federal Division: Makin
Suburbs around Valley View:
Ingle Farm Para Vista Para Vista
Walkley Heights Valley View Para Vista
Oakden Gilles Plains Holden Hill

Valley View is a suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is located mainly in the City of Salisbury and the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, with part also in the City of Tea Tree Gully. The suburb's boundaries are defined by the intersection of Nelson, Grand Junction and North East Roads in the south, and Wright Road and Kelly Road in the north and east.

History

Valley View Post Office opened on 1 June 1967 and closed in 1993. An earlier office was opened as Para Vista on 13 January 1964, was renamed Valley View in October 1964 and Valley View East in May 1967 and closed in August 1967.

Demographics

The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 5,981 persons in Valley View on census night. Of these, 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female.

The majority of residents (70.5%) are of Australian birth, with another common census response being England (6.3%).

The age distribution of Valley View residents is comparable to that of the greater Australian population. 71.0% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 29.0% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.

Attractions

Parks

The largest park in Valley View is Thomas Turner Reserve on Nelson Road. Dry Creek runs through the reserve from east to west, dividing the Valley View golf course from the other areas in the park.

Transport

Roads

The suburb is serviced by the following main roads:

Public transport

Valley View is serviced by public transport run by the Adelaide Metro.


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