Place Names Online was a simple search tool for obtaining information from the State Gazetteer. This has now been replaced by a function within the Property Location Browser.
Place names information from the State Gazetteer and boundaries of suburbs and rural localities can be located via maps and reports in the Property Location Browser.
To access State Gazetteer information from the Property Location Browser follow the steps below:
Note that if you select PDF at step 6 you will get another pop-up asking you to open or save the PDF file.
For more information contact the Geographical Names Unit (GNU)
The State Gazetteer is a database of place names in South Australia. It records any place name that is, or has been, used in South Australia. The gazetteer provides an accurate and definitive list of place names for:
Road names are not recorded in the State Gazetteer.
Each place name is associated with up to 38 fields of information relating to:
The State Gazetteer is free to download from the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure data download portal. The data is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0 licence in accordance with the AusGOAL Framework. You should familiarise yourself with the license conditions before downloading.
The suburbs list 655.7 KB is an updated list of South Australia's official suburbs and rural localities. If the name is not on this list then it's not official and shouldn't be used - eg Blackwood Park is officially Craigburn Farm so Blackwood Park should not be used. Blackwood Park is an estate name only and not an official address.
Contact the Geographical Names Unit (GNU) if you:
For an alternative version of a document on this page contact the Geographical Names Unit (GNU).