Upper Sturt, South Australia

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Upper Sturt
Coordinates 35°00′54″S 138°41′10″E / 35.015°S 138.686°E / -35.015; 138.686Coordinates: 35°00′54″S 138°41′10″E / 35.015°S 138.686°E / -35.015; 138.686
Population 1,005 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 5156
Location 19 km (12 mi) from Adelaide
LGA(s) City of Mitcham
Adelaide Hills Council
Federal Division(s) Boothby
Mayo
Suburbs around Upper Sturt:
Belair Crafers West Crafers
Hawthorndene Upper Sturt Stirling
Coromandel East Ironbank Heathfield

Upper Sturt is a suburb in the inner south of Adelaide, South Australia. The suburb is nestled in the lower reaches of the Mount Lofty Ranges with the Western Half located in the City of Mitcham local government area, and the eastern portion located in the Adelaide Hills Council Local Government Area.

Upper Sturt Primary School was founded in 1878, and has approximately 40 students.

Upper Sturt Post Office opened on 1 March 1880.[2]

There is a small cafe on the main road that also incorporates a general store. Next door to the Upper Sturt General Store is the Upper Sturt Country Fire Service station which is a volunteer fire organisation to protect the area from bushfires and assist at vehicle accidents along the notorious roads.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Upper Sturt (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011.