Geranium, South Australia

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Geranium
South Australia
Geranium is located in South Australia
Geranium
Geranium
Coordinates 35°22′47″S 140°09′41″E / 35.3796°S 140.1613°E / -35.3796; 140.1613Coordinates: 35°22′47″S 140°09′41″E / 35.3796°S 140.1613°E / -35.3796; 140.1613
Postcode(s) 5301
Location 70 km (43 mi) E of Tailem Bend
LGA(s) Southern Mallee District Council
State electorate(s) Chaffey
Federal Division(s) Barker
Localities around Geranium:
Karoonda Marama
Jabuk Geranium Parrakie
Carcuma, Coonalpyn Tintinara Ngarkat Conservation Park

Geranium is a settlement in the Murray Mallee region of South Australia near the Mallee Highway.[1] At the 2006 census, Geranium had a population of 240.[2] It was surveyed in 1910 as the town supporting a station on the Pinnaroo railway line. The name is derived from a native plant prolific in the area.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2905.0 - Statistical Geography: Volume 2 -- Census Geographic Areas, Australia, 2006". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 8 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Geranium (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Placename Details: Geranium". South Australian Gazetteer. Government of South Australia, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. 12 May 2011. SA0007546. Retrieved 15 March 2015.