Mil-Lel, South Australia

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Mil-Lel
South Australia
Mil-Lel is located in South Australia
Mil-Lel
Mil-Lel
Coordinates 37°46′40″S 140°48′54″E / 37.7777°S 140.815°E / -37.7777; 140.815Coordinates: 37°46′40″S 140°48′54″E / 37.7777°S 140.815°E / -37.7777; 140.815
Population 335 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5291
Location 7 km (4 mi) NE of Mount Gambier
LGA(s) District Council of Grant
State electorate(s) Mount Gambier
Federal Division(s) Barker
Localities around Mil-Lel:
Wandilo Mingbool
Suttontown Mil-Lel Strathdownie
Worrolong Glenburnie

Mil-Lel is a settlement near Mount Gambier in South Australia.[2]

In the 2011 census, Mil-Lel had a population of 335.[1]

The name for this locality is believed to be a corruption of "Mullel", the name of a nearby waterhole.[3] The name was historically spelled as two words: "Mil Lel" until the spelling was changed to "Mil-Lel" in the SA Government Gazette 28/5/2009.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Mil-Lel (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2905.0 - Statistical Geography: Volume 2 -- Census Geographic Areas, Australia, 2006". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 8 December 2009. 
  3. ^ South Australian State Gazetteer Record Number SA0044726
  4. ^ South Australian State Gazetteer Record Number SA0064952