Geranium, South Australia

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South Australia
Geranium is located in South Australia
Coordinates 35°22′57″S 140°09′36″E / 35.382417°S 140.160006°E / -35.382417; 140.160006Coordinates: 35°22′57″S 140°09′36″E / 35.382417°S 140.160006°E / -35.382417; 140.160006[1]
Postcode(s) 5301
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
LGA(s) Southern Mallee District Council [1]
Region Murray and Mallee[1]
County Chandos[1]
State electorate(s) Chaffey
Federal Division(s) Barker
Localities around Geranium:
Marama Marama Marama
Geranium Parrakie
Coonalpyn Coonalpyn
Footnotes Adjoining localities[1]

Geranium is a settlement in the Murray Mallee region of South Australia near the Mallee Highway.[2] At the 2006 census, Geranium had a population of 240.[3] It was surveyed in 1910 as the town supporting a station on the Pinnaroo railway line. The name is derived from a native plant prolific in the area.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Search results for 'Geranium, LOCB' with the following datasets being selected - 'Suburbs and Localities', 'Government Towns', 'Counties', 'Local Government Areas', 'SA Government Regions' and 'Gazetteer'". Location SA Map Viewer. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2905.0 - Statistical Geography: Volume 2 -- Census Geographic Areas, Australia, 2006". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 8 December 2009.
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Geranium (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
  4. ^ "Placename Details: Geranium". South Australian Gazetteer. Government of South Australia, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. 12 May 2011. SA0007546. Retrieved 15 March 2015.