Second Valley, South Australia

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Second Valley
South Australia
Second Valley.jpg
The jetty
Second Valley is located in South Australia
Second Valley
Second Valley
Coordinates 35°33′S 138°14′E / 35.550°S 138.233°E / -35.550; 138.233Coordinates: 35°33′S 138°14′E / 35.550°S 138.233°E / -35.550; 138.233
Population 497 (shared with other localities in the "State Suburb of Wirrina Cove") (2011 census)[1][a]
Postcode(s) 5204
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACDT (UTC+10:30)
LGA(s) District Council of Yankalilla
Region Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island[2]
County County of Hindmarsh[3]
State electorate(s) Finniss[4]
Federal Division(s) Mayo[5]
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
17.5 °C
64 °F
10.2 °C
50 °F
818.9 mm
32.2 in
Localities around Second Valley:
Gulf St Vincent Gulf St Vincent Wirrina Cove
Gulf St Vincent
Rapid Bay
Second Valley Hay Flat
Parawa
Delamere Parawa
Delamere
Parawa
Footnotes Coordinates[3]
Climatic data[6]
Adjoining localities[3]

Second Valley is a coastal town on the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia.

The name is derived from being the next valley north of Rapid Bay, the initial camp on South Australian mainland of Colonel William Light. It is a popular scuba diving destination.

Despite its small size, Second Valley has been rated as one of Australia's top ten beaches, with the variety of activities and opportunities to explore cited as contributing factors.[7]

Governance[edit]

Second Valley is located within the federal division of Mayo, the state electoral district of Finniss and the local government area of the District Council of Yankalilla.[4][5][3]

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Notes
  1. ^ The State Suburb of Wirrina Cove includes the following gazetted localities - Deep Creek, Delamere, Rapid Bay, Second Valley, Silverton and Wirrina Cove.
Citations
  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Wirrina Cove". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "Fleurieu Kangaroo Island SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Search result for "Second Valley (Locality Bounded)" (Record no SA0044596) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and " Place names (gazetteer)"". Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. Retrieved 25 April 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "District of Finniss Background Profile". ELECTORAL COMMISSION SA. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Federal electoral division of Mayo, boundary gazetted 16 December 2011" (PDF). Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Summary (climate) statistics PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)". Commonwealth of Australia , Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ Allan, Roxanne (9 November 2012). "Line in sand drawn over South Australia's best beach". Advertiser.com.au. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

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