Port Julia, South Australia

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Port Julia
South Australia
Port Julia Jetty.JPG
Port Julia Jetty
Port Julia is located in South Australia
Port Julia
Port Julia
Coordinates34°39′50″S 137°52′41″E / 34.6638°S 137.877990°E / -34.6638; 137.877990Coordinates: 34°39′50″S 137°52′41″E / 34.6638°S 137.877990°E / -34.6638; 137.877990
Population194 (shared with other localities within the “State Suburb of Black Point”) (2011 census)[2]
Established1999[1]
Postcode(s)5575[3]
Time zoneACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST)ACST (UTC+10:30)
Location72 km (45 mi) northwest of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s)Yorke Peninsula Council[1]
State electorate(s)Narungga[4]
Federal Division(s)Grey[5]
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
22.6 °C
73 °F
10.9 °C
52 °F
353.9 mm
13.9 in
Suburbs around Port Julia:
Curramulka Pine Point
Black Point
Gulf St Vincent
Curramulka Port Julia Gulf St Vincent
Curramulka Sheaoak Flat Gulf St Vincent
FootnotesLocation[3]
Coordinates[1]
Climate[6]
Localities [7]

Port Julia (also known as Port Curramulka) is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on the east coast of Yorke Peninsula about 72 kilometres (45 miles) northwest of the Adelaide city centre.[1][3][7]

Its boundaries were created in May 1999 for the “long established name” and includes both the former Port Julia Shack Site and the former Dipper Shack Site.[1] The name is reported as being derived from a Mrs Julia Wurm (née Crush) whose husband and sons had acquired land in what is now the locality.[8][1]

As of 2015, the majority land use within the locality is agriculture. A secondary land use is conservation which concerns the strip of land immediately adjoining the coastline. A third use of land along the coastline is for residential use at the sites of the former shack sites.[9]

The locality contains the Port Julia Jetty and Cargo Shed, which is listed on the South Australian Heritage Register.[10]

Port Julia is located within the federal division of Grey, the state electoral district of Narungga and the local government area of the Yorke Peninsula Council.[5][4][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Search result for "Port Julia (Locality Bounded)" (Record no SA0040592) with the following layers being selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and "Place names (gazetteer)" and "Road Labels"". Government of South Australia. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Black Point". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 May 2016. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ a b c "Postcode for Port Julia, South Australia". postcodes-australia.com. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  4. ^ a b Narungga (Map). Electoral District Boundaries Commission. 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Federal electoral division of Grey" (PDF). Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Monthly climate statistics: Summary statistics MINLATON AERO (nearest station)". Commonwealth of Australia , Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  7. ^ a b "New Ward Structure 2014". Yorke Peninsula Council. Archived from the original on 15 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  8. ^ "Julia, Port; Nomenclature". State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  9. ^ "Development Plan - Yorke Peninsula Council - Consolidated – 26 November 2015" (PDF). Government of South Australia. pp. 315–320 and 430–432. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  10. ^ "Port Julia Jetty and Cargo Shed". Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. 8 July 1999. Retrieved 11 May 2016.