Barton is one of the suburbs of the Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The suburb is the leading Socio-Economic advantaged region in the Country. The Edmund Barton Building is said to be the preserved building in Barton, which was made a heritage listed building in 2005.

Population and Postcode

The estimated population in Barton as of 2011 census was 1,183 and the post code of this region is 2600. The suburb was established in the year 1922 and gazetted in the year 1928.

Suburbs surrounded by Barton

The land area of this suburb covers only 2.25 km2. The suburbs which are surrounded by Barton are Parkes to the north-west, Capital Hill to the west, Forrest to the south and Kingston to the east.

Suburb amenities

The suburb primarily has the government and national institutions, as well as few commercial areas such as shops. In addition, the suburb has St Mark’s National Theological Centre, hospice, Telopea Park School and The Australian Federal Police College.For recreation purposes, the suburb has few parks, which include Telopea Park, York Park, Bowen Park and Grevillea Park.


The residents of this suburb prefer this following educational institutions and college: Forrest Primary, Telopea Park School, Narrabundah College.