|Area:||2.5 km (1.0 sq mi)|
|Location:||3 km (2 mi) from Melbourne|
|Local Government Area:||City of Port Phillip|
|State District:||Albert Park|
|Federal Division:||Melbourne Ports|
South Melbourne is an inner city suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 km south from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area are the Cities of Port Phillip and Melbourne. At the 2006 Census, South Melbourne had a population of 8790.
Historically, known as Emerald Hill it was one of the first of Melbourne's suburbs to adopt full municipal status and is one of Melbourne's oldest suburban areas notable for its well preserved Victorian era streetscapes.