County of York (South Australia)

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York
South Australia
Whyalla-coast.JPG
View of Spencer Gulf coastline from Hummock Hill, Whyalla, in the Hundred of Randell
York is located in South Australia
York
York
Coordinates33°05′S 137°13′E / 33.08°S 137.21°E / -33.08; 137.21Coordinates: 33°05′S 137°13′E / 33.08°S 137.21°E / -33.08; 137.21
Established1895
Area3,419 km2 (1,320.1 sq mi)
LGA(s)City of Whyalla
Lands administrative divisions around York:
Hore-Ruthven Manchester Frome
Buxton York Spencer Gulf
Jervois Jervois Spencer Gulf

The County of York is one of the 49 cadastral counties of South Australia. It was proclaimed by acting Governor Samuel Way in 1895 and named for King George V who was known at the time as the Duke of York.[1] It covers a portion of the state on the Eyre Peninsula east coast at the latitude of Whyalla. It stretches westwards to the eastern boundary of Lake Gilles Conservation Park[1]

Hundreds[edit]

The County of York includes the following 7 hundreds:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search for 'County of York, CNTY' (ID SA0002842)". Government of South Australia. Retrieved 20 July 2016.