Stockport, South Australia
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|Population||234 (2006 census)|
|LGA(s)||District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys|
Stockport is a small town 73 kilometres (45 mi) north of Adelaide and 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of Tarlee in South Australia. It was laid out on section 1283, Hundred of Light in 1845 by Samuel Stocks junior, naming it for his birthplace, Stockport in Cheshire (now Greater Manchester), England.
Stockport today boasts a number of old stone homes, mixed with a number of new residences. A feature is a working Observatory, operated by the Astronomical Society of SA Inc. There is also an Adventure Camp, operated by the YMCA.
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