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Bellevue Heights, South Australia

 

Bellevue Heights, South Australia

Bellevue Heights
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 2,639 (2006 Census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5050
Location 11 km (7 mi) from Adelaide (straight line)
LGA(s) City of Mitcham
State electorate(s) Davenport
Federal Division(s) Boothby
Suburbs around Bellevue Heights:
Clovelly Park St Marys Eden Hills
Bedford Park Bellevue Heights Blackwood
Flagstaff Hill Flagstaff Hill Craigburn Farm

Bellevue Heights is a suburb in the City of Mitcham local government area. It was originally the rural property of "Windsor Farm" and later "Sturtbrae", and was named after Bellevue in Sydney by the developer Murray Hill.[2]

Bellevue Heights is established around the Sturt Gorge Recreation Park, maintaining many parks and reserves throughout the suburb.

Bellevue Heights is in the Adelaide foothills. Residents usually have great views of either the city or the Sturt Gorge from their house.

History

Bellevue Heights Post Office opened on 1 September 1960 and closed in 1984.[3]

Amenities

  • Bellevue Heights Primary School
  • Nursing Homes
  • Sturt Gorge Recreation Park
  • Manson Oval Sporting Facility
  • Bellevue Heights Tennis Club

Politics

Federal

Bellevue Heights is covered by one Federal Electoral Division, the federal Division of Boothby, whose representative is Dr Andrew Southcott.(Liberal Party)

State

Bellevue Heights is covered by one State Electoral Division, the state electoral district of Davenport, whose current member is Iain Evans (Liberal Party).

Local

Bellevue Heights is in the City of Mitcham, represented by the mayor Ivan Brooks

References

Coordinates: 35°01′59″S 138°35′13″E / 35.033°S 138.587°E / -35.033; 138.587

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