District Council of Caurnamont

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District Council of Caurnamont
South Australia
District Council of Caurnamont is located in South Australia
District Council of Caurnamont
District Council of Caurnamont
Coordinates34°45′09″S 139°33′23″E / 34.7526°S 139.5565°E / -34.7526; 139.5565Coordinates: 34°45′09″S 139°33′23″E / 34.7526°S 139.5565°E / -34.7526; 139.5565
Established25 June 1885
Abolished21 March 1935
Council seatWalkers Flat
LGAs around District Council of Caurnamont:
Keyneton Blanchetown Blanchetown
Angas Caurnamont East Murray
Mannum Mannum East Murray

The District Council of Caurnamont was a local government area in South Australia seated at Walkers Flat on the right bank of the Murray River from 1885 until 1935.

The council was gazetted on 25 June 1885 as comprising the Hundred of Ridley in the County of Russell.[1] The early council meetings were held at a house in the riverside township of Caurnamont until a council chamber was built at Walker's Flat in 1896.

In 1935 the council was abolished with the southern part of the Hundred of Bowhill annexed by District Council of Karoonda and the remainder amalgamated with the District Council of Angas to form the new District Council of Marne.[2]


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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Proclamations" (PDF). South Australian Government Gazette. 1885 (No. 28): 2151. 25 June 1885. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  2. ^ Marsden, Sue (2012). "A History of South Australian Councils to 1936" (PDF). Local Government Association of South Australia. p. 40. Retrieved 17 April 2019.