Summertown, South Australia
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Main Street of Summertown
|Population||392 (2006 census)|
|Location||16 km (10 mi) from Adelaide|
|LGA(s)||Adelaide Hills Council|
Although technically ending along Greenhill Road directly at the Police House, further on is Summertown's Elderly Home, giving further confusion to the actual placement of the town's borders.
Summertown was originally conceived as a retreat from the hot temperatures of summer months for the populace of Adelaide  (hence Summer Town), this is still the case today with a variety of Bed and Breakfast style accommodation located throughout the area.
The town also boasts its own netball/tennis courts located at the Tregarthen recreational reserve, as well as a Chocolate factory, institute and the district Country Fire Service station protecting the Uraidla and Summertown community from fire.
The closest school to Summertown is Uraidla Primary, which teaches from Reception to Year 7. Located on Kidney Street in Uraidla it is a short walk or ride from anywhere in Summertown.
It is primarily an agricultural area with many apple and cherry orchards, and vineyards, and market gardens, growing strawberries, cabbages, Rhubarb and lettuce are also amongst the primary produce. As well as agriculture, the township is also home to several successful small businesses including farm machinery sales (KubPower Summertown), cafés and real estate.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Summertown (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
- "Search result for " Summertown (Locality)" (Record noSA0063686 ) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and "Local Government Areas"". Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
- Adelaide Hills Council - Historical Town Information Archived 25 June 2006 at the Wayback Machine. Accessed 22 April 2007.
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