City of mitcham

City of Mitcham
South Australia
Population 65,315(2009)[1]
 • Density 791/km2 (2,048.7/sq mi)
Area 75.55 km2 (29.2 sq mi)
Mayor Michael Picton[2]
Council seat Torrens Park
Region Metropolitan Adelaide
State electorate(s) Davenport, Elder, Heysen, Waite
Federal Division(s) Boothby
LGAs around City of Mitcham:
City of Unley City of Burnside
City of Marion City of Mitcham Adelaide Hills Council
City of Onkaparinga

The City of Mitcham is a local government area in the foothills of eastern Adelaide, South Australia. Within its bounds is Flinders University, South Australia's third largest and the notable, affluent suburb of Springfield which contains some of the city's most expensive properties.

The City of Mitcham was founded in 1853 and was the first local government area formally founded in South Australia after the City of Adelaide.[3]



The City of Mitcham is divided into 6 wards, each of which elect 2 or 3 representatives to the Council.[4] They cover suburbs roughly as follows.[5]

Ward Suburbs
Overton Clarence Gardens, Cumberland Park, Melrose Park, Daw Park, (part of) Colonel Light Gardens
Gault Westbourne Park, Hawthorn, (most of) Colonel Light Gardens, Lower Mitcham, (part of) Clapham
Boorman Kingswood, Netherby, Urrbrae, Torrens Park, Mitcham, Springfield, Brownhill Creek, Leawood Gardens, Lynton
Babbage St Marys, Pasadena, Panorama, (part of) Clapham, Bedford Park
The Park (most of) Belair, Glenalta, (part of) Crafers West, (part of) Blackwood, Hawthorndene, (part of) Upper Sturt
Craigburn Eden Hills, (part of) Belair, (most of) Blackwood, Bellevue Heights, Craigburn Farm, (part of) Coromandel Valley

See also


External links

  • City of Mitcham website
  • City of Mitcham community profile
  • Mitcham City Brass band website

Coordinates: 35°1′S 138°38′E / 35.017°S 138.633°E / -35.017; 138.633

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