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.

History

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]

References

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Sturt (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 22 April 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011.

See also

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