Dublin, South Australia

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Dublin
South Australia
DublinSATownHall.JPG
Dublin Town Hall
Dublin is located in South Australia
Dublin
Dublin
Coordinates 34°27′0″S 138°21′0″E / 34.45000°S 138.35000°E / -34.45000; 138.35000Coordinates: 34°27′0″S 138°21′0″E / 34.45000°S 138.35000°E / -34.45000; 138.35000
Population 241 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 5501
Location
LGA(s) District Council of Mallala
State electorate(s) Goyder
Federal Division(s) Wakefield

Dublin is a small town on the Adelaide Plains in South Australia, 61 kilometres (38 mi) north of the state capital, Adelaide. Situated on Highway 1, the town is surrounded by farmland and rural industry. Along with nearby Windsor the area is home to a growing commuter population. At the 2006 census, Dublin had a population of 241.[1]

Dublin is in the federal Division of Wakefield, the state electoral district of Goyder, and the District Council of Mallala. It is believed to be named after the city of Dublin in Ireland.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Dublin (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-10-08. 
  2. ^ "Hundred of Dublin". PlaceNames Online - South Australian State Gazetteer. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 2006-04-06. [dead link]

External links[edit]

More info can be obtained from the Dublin History Group web site www.dublinhistorygroup.com.au