OB Flat

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OB Flat is located in South Australia
OB Flat
OB Flat
Location of OB Flat in South Australia

OB Flat is a rural locality near Mount Gambier in South Australia.

At the 2011 census, OB Flat had a population of 630.[1]

The name for this locality is believed to derive from a herd of cattle bearing the brand "OB" (owned by O. Beswick) which once roamed in the area.[2]

Local Government Authority: The District Council of Grant

Federal Electorate: Division of Barker

Coordinates: 37°53′19″S 140°46′27″E / 37.8886°S 140.7742°E / -37.8886; 140.7742


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "OB Flat (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 November 2011. 
  2. ^ South Australian State Gazetteer Record Number SA0051519