Birchmore, South Australia

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South Australia
Birchmore is located in South Australia
Coordinates35°47′44″S 137°28′37″E / 35.7956°S 137.476880°E / -35.7956; 137.476880Coordinates: 35°47′44″S 137°28′37″E / 35.7956°S 137.476880°E / -35.7956; 137.476880
Population560 (shared with other localities in the “State Suburb of Nepean Bay”) (2011 census)[2][a]
Postcode(s)5223 [3]
Time zoneACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST)ACST (UTC+10:30)
LGA(s)Kangaroo Island Council[1]
RegionFleurieu and Kangaroo Island[4]
CountyCounty of Carnarvon[1]
State electorate(s)Mawson[5]
Federal Division(s)Mayo[6]
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
21.0 °C
70 °F
9.0 °C
48 °F
444.0 mm
17.5 in
Suburbs around Birchmore:
Cygnet River Cygnet River Cygnet River
Birchmore MacGillivray
MacGillivray MacGillivray MacGillivray
Adjoining localities[1]

Birchmore is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on Kangaroo Island about 138 kilometres (86 miles) south-west of the state capital of Adelaide and about 20 kilometres (12 miles) south-east of the municipal seat of Kingscote.[1][3]

Its boundaries were created in May 2002 for the “long established name” which was derived from the Birchmore Community Hall, a facility located within the locality’s boundaries.[1]

The principal land use in the locality is primary production.[1][8]

Birchmore is located within the federal division of Mayo, the state electoral district of Mawson and the local government area of the Kangaroo Island Council.[6][5][1]


  1. ^ For the 2011 census, the ‘State Suburb of Nepean Bay’ consisted of the localities of Ballast Head, Birchmore, D’estrees Bay, Haines, Kohinoor, MacGillivray, Seddon, Nepean Bay, Seal Bay and Seddon.
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Search result for "Birchmore (Locality Bounded)" (Record no SA0058085 with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities", "Place names (gazetteer)", "Road Labels" and "Development Plan Layers"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Nepean Bay". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 April 2016. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ a b c "Birchmore, South Australia (postcode)". Retrieved 11 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Limestone Coast SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 9 September 2016.
  5. ^ a b Mawson (Map). Electoral District Boundaries Commission. 2016. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Federal electoral division of Mayo, boundary gazetted 16 December 2011" (PDF). Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2015.
  7. ^ "Monthly climate statistics: Summary statistics KINGSCOTE AERO (nearest station)". Commonwealth of Australia , Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Development Plan, Kangaroo Island Council, Consolidated – 20 February 2014" (PDF). Government of South Australia. pp. 152–153 and 267–271. Retrieved 8 March 2016.