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Balgowan, South Australia


Balgowan, South Australia

South Australia
Population 154 (2006 Census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5573
Location 20 km (12 mi) west of Maitland
LGA(s) Yorke Peninsula Council
State electorate(s) Goyder
Federal Division(s) Grey

Balgowan is a small coastal town on the western side of South Australia's Yorke Peninsula. It is located approximately 20 Kilometres (12 miles) west of Maitland. (Turn off the Moonta to Maitland main road.) Like other tourist towns on this peninsula, it has a large number of shacks and holiday houses, as well as caravan facilities and a boat ramp. The population generally increases during peak holiday periods.

Balgowan's only shop is a general store. The Store is now closed (as at August 2011). Reopened late 2013.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Balgowan (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-06-01. 
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