South Plympton, South Australia

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South Plympton
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population4,721 (SAL 2021)[1]
LGA(s)City of Marion
State electorate(s)Badcoe
Federal division(s)Boothby

South Plympton is a suburb of Adelaide in the City of Marion.

South Plympton is bound by the Glenelg tram line to the north, Marion Road to the west, and Wood Street to the south; and it has a slightly complicated eastern boundary which includes Towers Terrace and Winifred Avenue.


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] South Plympton's postcode is 5038, and the post office is located in the Forbes Shopping centre on Marion Road.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "South Plympton (Suburb and Locality)". Australian Census 2021 QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ The Forbes Story, John Lysikatos, (Lutheran Publishing House, 1988), pp. 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