Sandilands, South Australia

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South Australia
Sandilands is located in Yorke Peninsula Council
Coordinates34°30′46″S 137°46′54″E / 34.512670°S 137.781680°E / -34.512670; 137.781680Coordinates: 34°30′46″S 137°46′54″E / 34.512670°S 137.781680°E / -34.512670; 137.781680
Population470 (shared with other localities within the “State Suburb of Price”) (2011 census)[1]
Time zoneACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST)ACST (UTC+10:30)
LGA(s)Yorke Peninsula Council
State electorate(s)Narungga[4]
Federal Division(s)Grey[5]
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
22.6 °C
73 °F
10.7 °C
51 °F
332.0 mm
13.1 in
Suburbs around Sandilands:
Yorke Valley Yorke Valley
James Well
Rogues Point
Sandilands Gulf St Vincent
Pine Point
Wauraltee Curramulka Pine Point
Adjoining localities[2]

Sandilands is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on the east coast of Yorke Peninsula immediately adjoining Gulf St Vincent about 88 kilometres (55 miles) north-west of the Adelaide city centre and about 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) south of Ardrossan.[3][2][7]

Its boundaries which were created in May 1999 for the “long established name.”[2][8] The locality’s name is derived from Robert Hamilton Sandilands (1841-1923) who lived there during the 1880s.[9][10]

As of 2014, the majority land use within the locality is “primary production.”[7]

Sandilands 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][2]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Price". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 February 2016. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Search result for "Sandilands (Locality Bounded)" (Record no SA0060457) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and " Place names (gazetteer)"". Property Location Browser. Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Sandilands, South Australia (Postcode)". Retrieved 27 February 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 PRICE". Commonwealth of Australia , Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Development Plan - Yorke Peninsula Council" (PDF). Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. pp. 153, 231–232 & 323. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 June 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  8. ^ Kentish, P. M. (27 May 1999), "GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES ACT 1991, Notice to Assign Boundaries and Names to Places", The South Australian Government Gazette: 2696, retrieved 5 December 2015[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "OBITUARY". Observer. LXXX, (5, 983). South Australia. 29 September 1923. p. 39. Retrieved 27 February 2016 – via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  10. ^ "Sandilands, Nomenclature". State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 25 February 2016.