OB Flat

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OB Flat
South Australia
OB Flat is located in South Australia
OB Flat
OB Flat
Coordinates 37°53′19″S 140°46′27″E / 37.8886°S 140.7742°E / -37.8886; 140.7742Coordinates: 37°53′19″S 140°46′27″E / 37.8886°S 140.7742°E / -37.8886; 140.7742
Population 630 (shared with other localities in the ‘State Suburb of Ob Flat”) (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5291
LGA(s) District Council of Grant
State electorate(s) Mount Gambier
Federal Division(s) Barker
Localities around OB Flat:
Mount Gambier Square Mile
Moorak OB Flat Yahl
Mount Schank Caveton

OB Flat is a rural locality near Mount Gambier in South Australia.

At the 2011 census, OB Flat shared a population of 630 with an adjoining locality.[1]

The name for this locality is believed to derive from a herd of cattle bearing the brand "OB" (owned by O. Beswick) which once roamed in the area.[2]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Ob Flat (sic)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 April 2016. 
  2. ^ South Australian State Gazetteer Record Number SA0051519