Corny Point, South Australia

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Corny Point
South Australia
The General Store at Corny Point
Corny Point is located in Yorke Peninsula Council
Corny Point
Corny Point
Coordinates 34°55′27″S 137°4′58″E / 34.92417°S 137.08278°E / -34.92417; 137.08278Coordinates: 34°55′27″S 137°4′58″E / 34.92417°S 137.08278°E / -34.92417; 137.08278
Population 154 (2006 census)[1]
Established 1881[2]
Postcode(s) 5575[3]
LGA(s) Yorke Peninsula Council
Region Yorke and Mid North[4]
County Fergusson[5]
State electorate(s) Goyder
Federal Division(s) Wakefield
Localities around Corny Point:
Spencer Gulf Spencer Gulf Spencer Gulf
Spencer Gulf Corny Point The Pines
White Hut White Hut Warooka
Footnotes Adjoining localities[6]

Corny Point is a settlement in the Australian state of South Australia located about 7.5 kilometres (4.7 miles) to the east of the north-western tip of the Yorke Peninsula.[7][8] It was named after the nearby headland, Corny Point.[5] The first pastoral lease was taken up in 1846.[9]

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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Corny Point (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-12-09. 
  2. ^ "Post Office List - PPA". Retrieved 2009-12-09. 
  3. ^ "Australia Post: Postcode Search". Retrieved 2009-12-09. 
  4. ^ "Yorke and Mid North SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "Search result for "Corny Point, LOCB" (Record Number SA0016220) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" "Place names (gazetteer)" and "Road Labels"". Department of Transport Planning and Infrastructure. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "New Ward Structure 2014". Yorke Peninsula Council. Archived from the original on 15 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 
  7. ^ "2905.0 - Statistical Geography: Volume 2 -- Census Geographic Areas, Australia, 2006". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 8 December 2009. 
  8. ^ Boating Industry Association of South Australia (BIA); South Australia. Department for Environment and Heritage (2005), South Australia's waters an atlas & guide, Boating Industry Association of South Australia, p. 201, ISBN 978-1-86254-680-6 
  9. ^ "South Australia - Corny Point". Archived from the original on 27 July 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2009. 

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