Roseworthy, South Australia

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South Australia
Roseworthy is located in South Australia
Coordinates 34°32′02″S 138°44′53″E / 34.534°S 138.748°E / -34.534; 138.748Coordinates: 34°32′02″S 138°44′53″E / 34.534°S 138.748°E / -34.534; 138.748
Population 668 (2006 census)[1]
Established 1863
Postcode(s) 5371
Location 10 km (6 mi) N of Gawler
LGA(s) Light Regional Council
State electorate(s) Light
Federal Division(s) Wakefield
Localities around Roseworthy:
Wasleys Templers Freeling
Wasleys Roseworthy Shea-Oak Log
Kangaroo Flat Gawler Belt Kingsford

Roseworthy is a small town in South Australia, about 10 km north of Gawler on the Horrocks Highway.[2] At the 2006 census, Roseworthy had a population of 668.[1]

Roseworthy has a large grain storage facility consisting of both storage silos and bunkers for grain grown in the surrounding areas, and grain is now taken by road transport to Port Adelaide for export where it was once taken by rail. Roseworthy is the junction of the former Peterborough (now only to Burra) and Morgan (now only to Kapunda) broad gauge railway lines.

The Roseworthy campus of the University of Adelaide, including the Murray Institute of TAFE, is west of the town. It is well known for training winemakers, but also teaches other agricultural science subjects.

Roseworthy is in the Light Regional Council, the state electoral district of Light and the federal Division of Wakefield.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Roseworthy (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Property Location Browser". Government of South Australia. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 

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