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West Woodville Ward

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for West Woodville Ward is 14,589, with a population density of 21.85 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

West Woodville Ward is bounded by Old Port Road and Port Road in the north, Ledger Road in the east, Turnbridge Street, Almond Avenue, Findon Road, Trimmer Parade and Tapleys Hill Road in the south, and North Parade and Frederick Road in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming and sand mining. Growth took place during the 1870s and 1880s as land was subdivided. More substantial development took place during the interwar and post-war periods. The population fluctuated slightly between 1991 and 2011, due to small changes in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

West Woodville Ward is an established residential and industrial area.

Major features

Major features of the area include The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Carnegie North Reserve, Carnegie South Reserve, Claurice Sutherland Reserve, First Avenue Reserve, Frank Mitchell Park/Woodville West Reserve, Gordon Street Reserve, Ledger Oval, McMahon Place Reserve, Smith Reserve, Woodville Oval, Australian Institute of Fitness - SA and several schools.

Included areas

West Woodville Ward encompasses the suburbs of Albert Park, Hendon, Royal Park, Woodville South and Woodville West, and part of the suburb of Seaton.