Williamstown, South Australia

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South Australia
Queen Street, the main street of Williamstown
Williamstown is located in South Australia
Coordinates 34°40′0″S 138°53′0″E / 34.66667°S 138.88333°E / -34.66667; 138.88333Coordinates: 34°40′0″S 138°53′0″E / 34.66667°S 138.88333°E / -34.66667; 138.88333
Population 1,432 (2006 Census)[1]
Established 1857
Postcode(s) 5351
Elevation 310 m (1,017 ft)
Location 51.7 km (32 mi) East of Adelaide via Australian Alphanumeric State Route A10.svg
LGA(s) Barossa Council
State electorate(s) Schubert
Federal Division(s) Mayo
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
20.1 °C
68 °F
9.7 °C
49 °F
682.7 mm
26.9 in

Williamstown is a small South Australian village on the fringe of the Barossa Valley wine-growing region and the Adelaide Hills. It is 51 km north east of Adelaide, with an elevation of 310m and an average rainfall of 682.7mm. Williamstown was originally known as Victoria Creek. It has a summer average temperature of 31°C with temperatures often reaching mid 40's, and a winter average temperature of 15°C with it often dropping below freezing at night.

Williamstown is in the Barossa Council local government area, the state electoral district of Schubert and the federal Division of Mayo.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). Williamstown (Urban Centre/Locality). 2006 Census Quickstats. Retrieved on 2008-05-29

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