Keiraville is an inner suburb of the city of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia in the Illawarra region. It is situated in the foothills of Mount Keira, approximately three kilometres northwest of Wollongong.

Description

Original Keiraville Public School building

Keiraville has a public school (the Keiraville Public School[2]), post office and several shops located on Gipps Road.

Keiraville (and its neighbour Gwynneville) is known as a university town, home to the main campus of the University of Wollongong.

Another major landmark, Wollongong Botanic Garden, is situated between Northfields Avenue and Murphys Avenue, and includes the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music.

Heritage listings

Keiraville has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Population

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,569 people in Keiraville. 65.5% of people were born in Australia. The next most common countries of birth were China 9.1% and England 3.0%. 71.1% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin at 9.1%. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 36.8%, Catholic 18.8% and Anglican 13.2%.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Keiraville (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 July 2017. Edit this at WikidataCC-BY icon.svg Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 February 2011. Retrieved 1 November 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Gleniffer Brae". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H00557. Retrieved 18 May 2018.

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