Palmer, South Australia
Palmer Lutheran Church
|Population||329 (2006 census)|
|LGA(s)||Mid Murray Council|
Palmer is a town just east of the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia along the Adelaide-Mannum Road, 70 kilometres east-north-east of the state capital, Adelaide and 15 km west-north-west of Mannum ( ). It is located in the Mid Murray Council local government area. At the 2006 census, Palmer had a population of 329.
The town was named after Colonel George Palmer, a South Australian Colonisation Commissioner. It was settled in the 1860s as a mining and agricultural settlement.
At the ABS 2001 census, Palmer had a population of 305 people living in 124 dwellings.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Palmer (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 October 2011.
- Place Names of South Australia, State Library of South Australia. Accessed 9 July 2006.
- White Pages Online. Accessed 18 June 2006.
- Lutheran Church of Australia. Accessed 7 April 2007.
- Map of Palmer (Mid Murray Council)
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