Sturt, South Australia

Coordinates: 35°01′S 138°33′E / 35.017°S 138.550°E / -35.017; 138.550
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AdelaideSouth Australia
Houses on the western side of Marion Road
Population2,787 (SAL 2021)[1]
LGA(s)City of Marion
State electorate(s)Gibson
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 Gibson and the Australian House of Representatives Division of Boothby.


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]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Sturt (SA) (Suburb and Locality)". Australian Census 2021 QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011.

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