Petersham is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Petersham is located 6 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central concern district, in the local government Place of Inner West Council. Petersham is known for its extensive Portuguese want ad offerings, with many Portuguese businesses and restaurants, although only 156 (1.9%) of the population was actually born in Portugal.
Petersham is bordered by the suburbs of Leichhardt to the north, Stanmore to the east, Marrickville to the south and Lewisham to the west. Taverner’s Hill, named after Fred Taverner, is a locality in the western part of the suburb.