Point Turton, South Australia

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Point Turton
South Australia
Point Turton November 2007.JPG
Part of Point Turton
Point Turton is located in Yorke Peninsula Council
Point Turton
Point Turton
Coordinates 34°56′49″S 137°21′11″E / 34.94694°S 137.35306°E / -34.94694; 137.35306Coordinates: 34°56′49″S 137°21′11″E / 34.94694°S 137.35306°E / -34.94694; 137.35306
Population
Established 1876[verification needed]
Postcode(s) 5575[3]
LGA(s) Yorke Peninsula Council
State electorate(s) Narungga[4]
Federal Division(s) Grey[5]
Localities around Point Turton:
Spencer Gulf[6] Spencer Gulf[6] Spencer Gulf[6]
Point Souttar[6] Point Turton Warooka[6]
Warooka[6] Warooka[6] Warooka[6]

Point Turton is a coastal town 114 kilometres (71 mi) west of Adelaide, South Australia.[3] It is located in the Yorke Peninsula Council.

Demographics[edit]

The 2016 Census recorded the resident population of Point Turton to be 305 people. Of these, 56.3% were male and 43.7% were female.[1]

The majority of residents (262 people, or 85.9%) are of Australian birth, with the largest international population being of English origin. [1]

The age distribution of Point Turton residents is skewed higher than the greater Australian population. 77.9% of residents were over 25 years in 2016, compared to the Australian average of 68.8%; and 22.1% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 31.2%.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The Point Turton General Store is the main shopping facility in the town.[citation needed]

The Tavern on Turton is a hotel that opened in 2007.[citation needed]

The town also has a caravan park and some holiday cottages houses along the beachfront.[citation needed]

Attractions[edit]

Tavern on Turton opened in mid-2007

Point Turton is notable for its fishing, being regularly featured on fishing programs.[verification needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Point Turton (UCL)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 March 2018.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Point Turton (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 March 2018.  Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ a b "Point Turton, South Australia". Postcodes-Australia. Retrieved 11 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Narungga (Map). Electoral District Boundaries Commission. 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2018. 
  5. ^ "Federal electoral division of Grey" (PDF). Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 24 July 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h "New Ward Structure 2014". Yorke Peninsula Council. Archived from the original on 15 January 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 

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