Pine Point, South Australia

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Pine Point
South Australia
Pine Point shacks, YP.JPG
Beachside shacks at Pine Point
Pine Point is located in Yorke Peninsula Council
Pine Point
Pine Point
Coordinates 34°34′05″S 137°52′56″E / 34.5681°S 137.8822°E / -34.5681; 137.8822Coordinates: 34°34′05″S 137°52′56″E / 34.5681°S 137.8822°E / -34.5681; 137.8822
Established 1884[1]
Postcode(s) 5571
Location 17 km (11 mi) S of Ardrossan
LGA(s) Yorke Peninsula Council
Region Yorke and Mid North[2]
County Fergusson[1]
State electorate(s) Goyder[3]
Federal Division(s) Grey[4]
Localities around Pine Point:
Sandilands Sandilands Gulf St Vincent
Sandilands
Curramulka
Pine Point Gulf St Vincent
Black Point
Curramulka Port Julia Port Julia
Footnotes Adjoining localities[1]

Pine Point (formerly Muloowurtie) is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia on the east side of Yorke Peninsula adjacent to Gulf St Vincent. It was surveyed as a government town in 1883 and proclaimed under the name of Muloowurtie on 24 January 1884. The name was changed to Pine Point in 1940. The boundaries of the locality were created in May 1999 in respect to the “long established name” and includes both “the Pine Point Shack Site” and " the Government Town of Pine Point."[1][5]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Search result for " Pine Point (LOCB)" (Record no SA0055369) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and " Place names (gazetteer)"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Yorke and Mid North SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 28 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Goyder electorate boundaries as of 2014". ELECTORAL COMMISSION SA. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Federal electoral division of Grey" (PDF). Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 24 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "NEW TOWN NAMES APPROVED". Chronicle. LXXXIII, (4,728). South Australia. 1 August 1940. p. 13. Retrieved 31 August 2016 – via National Library of Australia. 

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