Redhill, South Australia
|Population||217 (2006) (2006 Census)|
|LGA(s)||Port Pirie Regional Council|
Redhill was established in the late nineteenth century, with a hotel, blacksmith, general store and other businesses built within the township. A primary school operated in the town for many years. Several churches were also built in the township and there is also a cemetery on the town's south eastern outskirts. The town now has a small museum opposite the hotel (Eureka Hotel), located in the former district council offices.
Redhill was for many years the terminus of a broad gauge branch railway that was meant to continue to Port Pirie to connect directly with the standard gauge Trans-Australian Railway. This link was completed in 1938, resulting in a rare triple gauge yard. In the 1980s, when more lines were converted to standard gauge, the Redhill line was diverted to Crystal Brook.
The Princes Highway bypasses the town with a petrol station situated between the road and the township.
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