South Plympton, South Australia

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South Plympton
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 3,984 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5038
LGA(s) City of Marion

South Plympton is a suburb of Adelaide in the City of Marion. South Plympton's postcode is 5038, its post office is located at Forbes Shopping centre on Marion Road.

South Plympton is home to Emmaus Christian College, a Reception to Year 12 Christian school.


The suburb was originally divided into smaller suburbs including Forbes, Harcourt Gardens and Vermont, which were amalgamated into South Plympton in 1947.[2]

South Plympton Post Office opened on 5 January 1948.[3]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "South Plympton". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 April 2017. 
  2. ^ The Forbes Story, John Lysikatos, (Lutheran Publishing House, 1988), p.9, 34
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 

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Coordinates: 34°58′37″S 138°33′22″E / 34.977°S 138.556°E / -34.977; 138.556