Tungkillo, South Australia
|Population||360 (2006 census)|
|LGA(s)||Mid Murray Council|
Tungkillo (South Australia, located approximately 5 km (3.1 mi) south of Mount Pleasant. It sits on Adelaide-Mannum Road, 60 km (37 mi) north-east of the state capital, Adelaide and 25 km (16 mi) north-west of Mannum. At the 2006 census, Tungkillo had a population of 360., postcode 5236, altitude 299m) is a town in
Tungkillo was originally the name of a mine located south of Palmer, which opened in 1847. In 1848, a town was surveyed at the mine, The present-day town was settled by Samuel Patten in 1861, who called it South Petherton (after the Somerset town of South Petherton from which his family originated). The name of South Petherton was officially altered on 24 January 1906 to Tungkillo, although the two names were used interchangeably as late as 1936.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Tungkillo (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
- Place Names of South Australia, SA State Library. Accessed 9 July 2006
- "Shearing Shed, former Terlinga Station". South Australian Heritage Register. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
- "Grain Threshing Floor". South Australian Heritage Register. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
- "Search result(s) for Tungkillo, 5236". Location SA Map Viewer. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
- Map of Tungkillo (Mid Murray Council)
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