Oakford, Western Australia

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Oakford
Perth,  Western Australia
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Oakford
Coordinates 32°12′43″S115°55′52″E / 32.212°S 115.931°E / -32.212; 115.931 Coordinates: 32°12′43″S115°55′52″E / 32.212°S 115.931°E / -32.212; 115.931
Population2,137 (2006 census) [1]
 • Density45.57/km2 (118.01/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 6121
Area46.9 km2 (18.1 sq mi)
Location36 km (22 mi) S of Perth
LGA(s) Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale
State electorate(s) Darling Range
Federal Division(s) Canning
Suburbs around Oakford:
Banjup Forrestdale Brookdale
Wandi Oakford Darling Downs
Anketell Oldbury Byford

Oakford is an outer suburb of Perth, Western Australia, within the Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale. The suburb was named in 1982, taking its name from a townsite briefly declared in the area in 1926. [2]

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Oakford (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 October 2008.
  2. Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – O" . Retrieved 15 June 2007.