Sturt, South Australia

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Sturt
AdelaideSouth Australia
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Houses on the western side of Marion Road
Population 2,293 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5047
LGA(s) City of Marion
State electorate(s) Mitchell
Federal Division(s) Boothby
Suburbs around Sturt:
Oaklands Park Marion Mitchell Park
Seacombe Gardens Sturt Bedford Park
Seacombe Heights Darlington

Sturt is a suburb of Adelaide in the City of Marion local government area. It was named after the explorer Captain Charles Sturt.

Sturt is in the South Australian House of Assembly electoral district of Mitchell and the Australian House of Representatives Division of Boothby.

History[edit]

The first Sturt Post Office opened on 11 October 1849 and closed in 1969. A Darlington South office opened in 1953; it was renamed Sturt South in 1966 and Sturt in 1985.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Sturt (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 22 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 35°01′S 138°33′E / 35.017°S 138.550°E / -35.017; 138.550