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O'Connor is a suburb in the Hilton ward of the City of Fremantle. It was developed in the 1970s.
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O'Connor is a predominantly industrial suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle. It was established in 1955 and is named after the Irish engineer, C.Y. O'Connor, who is buried in Fremantle Cemetery.
O'Connor has a roller skating rink [Rolloways] plus a number of retail stores, a major hardware store [Bunnings], two major electronics retailers [Harvey Norman and The Good Guys], a tyre store, several automotive parts and accessory stores, a popular bicycle store, a furniture store and numerous other retail stores, including an Officeworks outlet, and Jaycar Electronics.
A large number of light industrial activities take place in the suburb, the most prominent of which is the Anchor Cordial Operations on Carrington Street.
There are two precincts of residential dwellings which contain a small but growing number of dwellings.
O'Connor is also an electoral division in Western Australia, but not near Fremantle.
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