Mundoora, South Australia

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Mundoora
South Australia
Population 248 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5555
LGA(s) Barunga West
State electorate(s) Frome
Federal Division(s) Grey
Localities around Mundoora:
Crystal Brook
Port Broughton Mundoora Redhill
Alford Bute Snowtown
Mundoora is located in South Australia
Mundoora
Mundoora
Location of Mundoora in South Australia

Mundoora is a settlement in South Australia,[2] 16km inland from Port Broughton, to which it was connected by a horse-drawn railway around 1876. Its tram, dubbed "The Pie Cart", which was described as a "kind of second-hand coffin drawn by one horse"[3] and still in operation in 1923[4] was later relegated to the Railways Museum[5] and the line dismantled. At the 2006 census, Mundoora had a population of 248.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Mundoora (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "2905.0 - Statistical Geography: Volume 2 -- Census Geographic Areas, Australia, 2006". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 8 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Farmers and Producers' Political Union". The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) (Adelaide, SA: National Library of Australia). 17 July 1908. p. 8. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Ancient and Modern". The Mail (Adelaide, SA : 1912 - 1954) (Adelaide, SA: National Library of Australia). 21 July 1923. p. 6. Retrieved 11 April 2014.  This reference has a photo of the "Pie Cart".
  5. ^ "Port Broughton Pictures.". Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) (Adelaide, SA: National Library of Australia). 1 February 1951. p. 33. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 

Coordinates: 33°35′42″S 138°04′59″E / 33.595°S 138.083°E / -33.595; 138.083