Adelaide Hills Council

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Adelaide Hills Council
South Australia
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Population 39,852 (2009)[1]
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Established 1997
Area 795.08 km2 (307.0 sq mi)
Mayor Bill Spragg
Council seat Woodside
Region Adelaide Hills[2]
State electorate(s) Heysen, Morialta, Kavel, Schubert
Federal Division(s) Mayo, Sturt, Wakefield
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Website Adelaide Hills Council
LGAs around Adelaide Hills Council:
City of Tea Tree Gully City of Playford The Barossa Council
City of Burnside Adelaide Hills Council Mid Murray Council
City of Onkaparinga District Council of Mount Barker District Council of Mount Barker

Adelaide Hills Council was established in 1997 by the amalgamation of four smaller district councils (East Torrens, Gumeracha, Onkaparinga and Stirling). It is in the hills east of Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, and extends from the South Para Reservoir in the north to the Mount Bold Reservoir in the south.

Towns east of Stirling and Bridgewater, including Hahndorf, are located in the Mount Barker DC.

The Adelaide Hills Council contains a total of 57 townships:


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". Archived from the original on 5 June 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Adelaide Hills SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 

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Coordinates: 34°57′S 138°53′E / 34.950°S 138.883°E / -34.950; 138.883