Marrickville, New South Wales

Marrickville is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney,[2] in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Marrickville is located 7 kilometres (4 miles) south-west of the Sydney central business district and is the largest suburb in the Inner West Council local government area.

Marrickville
Sydney, New South Wales
Marrickville Road
Population26,592 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density4,580/km2 (11,870/sq mi)
Postcode(s)2204
Elevation17 m (56 ft)
Area5.8 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Location7 km (4 mi) south-west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s)Inner West Council
State electorate(s)
Federal division(s)
Suburbs around Marrickville:
Petersham Stanmore, Enmore Newtown
Dulwich Hill Marrickville St Peters, Sydenham
Earlwood Earlwood Tempe

Marrickville sits on the northern bank of the Cooks River, opposite Earlwood and shares borders with Stanmore, Enmore, Newtown, St Peters, Sydenham, Tempe, Dulwich Hill, Hurlstone Park and Petersham. The southern part of the suburb, near the river, is known as Marrickville South and includes the historical locality called The Warren.

Marrickville is a culturally diverse suburb consisting of both low and high density residential, commercial and light industrial areas.

The area's original name is Bulanaming. The first inhabitants were the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation.[3]


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