Arthurton, South Australia

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South Australia
Arthurton is located in Yorke Peninsula Council
Coordinates34°15′38″S 137°45′15″E / 34.26062°S 137.754196°E / -34.26062; 137.754196Coordinates: 34°15′38″S 137°45′15″E / 34.26062°S 137.754196°E / -34.26062; 137.754196[1]
Population148 (2016 census)[2]
Established25 January 1877 (town)
27 May 1999 (locality)[3][1]
Time zoneACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST)ACDT (UTC+10:30)
LGA(s)Yorke Peninsula Council
RegionYorke and Mid North[4]
State electorate(s)Narungga[5]
Federal division(s)Grey[6]
Localities around Arthurton:
Agery Agery
Weetulta Arthurton Clinton Centre
Maitland Maitland Winulta
FootnotesAdjoining localities[1]

Arthurton is a town and locality in the Australian state of South Australia.[1] At the 2016 census, Arthurton had a population of 148.[2]

Arthurton was established on 25 January 1877.[3][1] It was named after Arthur, the son of South Australian Governor Anthony Musgrave,[1] who insisted on this name after it had already been named "Kalkabury".[8]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Search results for "Arthurton, LOCB" with the following datasets selected - 'Suburbs and localities', 'Counties', 'Government Towns', 'Hundreds', 'Local Government Areas', 'SA Government Regions' and 'Gazetteer'". Location SA Map Viewer. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Arthurton". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 May 2019. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ a b Musgrave Jun., A. (25 January 1877). "Untitled proclamation re the Township of Arthurton" (PDF). The South Australian Government Gazette. Government of South Australia. p. 168. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Yorke and Mid North SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  5. ^ Narungga (Map). Electoral District Boundaries Commission. 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Federal electoral division of Grey" (PDF). Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  7. ^ a b c Bureau of Meteorology max
  8. ^ "Manning index of place names". State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 22 June 2015.