South Hedland, Western Australia

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South Hedland
Port HedlandWestern Australia
South Hedland is located in Western Australia
South Hedland
South Hedland
Coordinates 20°24′00″S 118°37′00″E / 20.40000°S 118.61667°E / -20.40000; 118.61667Coordinates: 20°24′00″S 118°37′00″E / 20.40000°S 118.61667°E / -20.40000; 118.61667
Population 7,834 (2006 census)[1]
Established 1970s
Postcode(s) 6722
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
LGA(s) Town of Port Hedland
State electorate(s) Pilbara
Federal Division(s) Durack
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
33.2 °C
92 °F
19.3 °C
67 °F
313.5 mm
12.3 in

South Hedland is a suburb of the Town of Port Hedland, in the Pilbara region in north-western Western Australia. It can be reached by the North West Coastal Highway and Great Northern Highway. At the 2006 census, South Hedland had a population of 7,834.[1]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "South Hedland (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 July 2011.