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Campbelltown is located in South Australia
Location in South Australia
Population 7,003 (2006 census)
Established 1851
Postcode(s) 5074
Location 8.7 km (5 mi) NE of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) City of Campbelltown
State electorate(s) Hartley
Federal Division(s) Sturt
Suburbs around Campbelltown:
Windsor Gardens Paradise
Klemzig Campbelltown Newton
Felixstow Glynde, Hectorville Rostrevor

Campbelltown is a suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. The population of the area was 7,003 in 2006. It is bordered in the north-west by the River Torrens, a river that is surrounded by parks and smaller creeks. Campbelltown is 8.7 km north-east of Adelaide. Lower North East Road crosses the middle of the suburb.

Campbelltown is named after Charles James Fox Campbell, a pioneer settler in that locality, and is part of the City of Campbelltown. The original home of Charles Campbell is named Lochend and is located near the River Torrens on Lochend Drive. The building underwent restoration in 2004.

Campbelltown Post Office opened on 1 January 1855. The Postal Code of the area is 5074.

The area is represented in Federal Parliament by James Stevens and by Vincent Tarzia in the South Australian Parliament. The suburb has one school, East Marden Primary School. Campbelltown is home to many parks, playgrounds and outdoor sport courts. Campbelltown also has an Aquatic and Recreation Centre with swim, fitness and sport facilities.

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