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  • South Grafton
    New South Wales
    South Grafton is located in New South Wales
    South Grafton
    South Grafton
    Coordinates 29°42′25″S 152°56′29″E / 29.7069654°S 152.9413444°E / -29.7069654; 152.9413444Coordinates: 29°42′25″S 152°56′29″E / 29.7069654°S 152.9413444°E / -29.7069654; 152.9413444
    Population 6,068 (2016 census)[1]
    Postcode(s) 2460
    LGA(s) Clarence Valley Council
    County Clarence County
    State electorate(s) Clarence
    Federal Division(s) Page

    South Grafton is a suburb of Grafton, New South Wales, taking in most of the area of the city south of the Clarence River. At the time of the 2016 Australian census, South Grafton had a population of 6,068 people, about one-third of Grafton's total population.[1]

    History

    South Grafton was first settled around the same time as the main Grafton townsite. However, it was not until the opening of the Grafton Bridge in 1932 that a direct road connection was established between the two settlements – previously residents had relied upon a ferry service to cross the Clarence River. In 1896, South Grafton was given its own municipal government under the Municipalities Act 1867. It was known as the South Grafton Municipal District until 1906 and thereafter as the South Grafton Municipality. In 1956, the South Grafton Municipality was merged into the Grafton City Council.[2] This was in turn merged with other local government areas in 2004 to form the current Clarence Valley Council.

    Facilities

    The Grafton railway station is located in South Grafton. It was known as the South Grafton station until 1976, when the old Grafton station north of the river closed.

    South Grafton has two schools: South Grafton High School and South Grafton Public School.

    Heritage listings

    South Grafton has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

    Notable residents

    Earle Page, a future Prime Minister of Australia, lived in South Grafton from 1904 to 1920, where he ran a private hospital. He was elected to the municipal council in 1914, and was twice elected as mayor, in 1918 and 1919.[4]

    References

    1. ^ a b 2016 Census QuickStats: South Grafton. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
    2. ^ South Grafton, NSW State Archives & Records. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
    3. ^ "Grafton City Railway Station group, New South Wales State Heritage Register (NSW SHR) Number H01154". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. Retrieved 18 May 2018. 
    4. ^ [http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/page-sir-earle-christmas-7941 Page, Sir Earle Christmas (1880–1961) ], Australian Dictionary of Biography, Retrieved 27 January 2018.
    source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South Grafton,_New South Wales
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  • Restaurants:

    South Grafton Restaurants

    59 Maple Ave
    South Grafton, MA 01560

    (508) 839-6838

    3 Main St
    South Grafton, MA 01560

    (508) 839-6488

    156 Main St
    Grafton, MA 01560

    (774) 293-1662

    2225 Providence Rd
    Northbridge, MA 01534

    (508) 234-3936

    John Henry Tavern 3.5 star rating 11 reviews
    42 Magill Dr
    Grafton, MA 01519

    (508) 839-1945

    10 Providence Rd
    Sutton, MA 01590

    (508) 865-1328

    Peking Garden 3.0 star rating 18 reviews
    3 Boston Rd
    Sutton, MA 01590

    (508) 865-0507

    3 Boston Rd
    Sutton, MA 01590

    (508) 865-0517

    Schultzy's Place 4.0 star rating 45 reviews
    3 Boston Rd
    Sutton, MA 01590

    (508) 865-6777

    Red Rock Grill & Bar 4.0 star rating 244 reviews
    66 W Main St
    Upton, MA 01568

    (508) 529-0500

  • Shopping:

    South Grafton Shopping

    Dollar Tree 5.0 star rating 1 reviews
    935 Grafton St
    Worcester, MA 01604

    (508) 754-2413

    Aarons 1.0 star rating 4 reviews
    867 Grafton St
    Worcester, MA 01604

    (508) 757-7934

    RadioShack 4.0 star rating 1 reviews
    895 Grafton St
    Worcester South Plaza
    Worcester, MA 01604

    (508) 753-2866

    914 Grafton St
    Worcester, MA 01604

    (508) 791-2222

    725 Grafton St
    Worcester, MA 01604

    (774) 243-7925

    Edible Arrangements 2.0 star rating 18 reviews
    691 Grafton St
    Worcester, MA 01604

    (508) 797-9200

    Abraham Jewelers 2.5 star rating 2 reviews
    1163 Grafton St
    Worcester, MA 01604

    (508) 797-6653

    1 Pineland Ave
    Shrewsbury, MA 01545

    (508) 752-0555

    254 Lake Ave
    Worcester, MA 01604

    (508) 755-4516

    Coco's Closet 2.5 star rating 3 reviews
    252 Lake Ave
    Worcester, MA 01604

    (508) 538-1526