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Two Wells, South Australia

Two Wells
South Australia
Two Wells is located in South Australia
Two Wells
Coordinates
Population 717 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5501
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Location
LGA(s) District Council of Mallala
State electorate(s) Taylor
Federal Division(s) Division of Wakefield[2]

Two Wells is a town approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the Adelaide city centre in South Australia. The first settlers in the area used two aboriginal wells in the area as a freshwater source.[3] The town was officially named on 21 June 1990. At the 2006 census, Two Wells had a population of 717.[1] Two Wells is in the District Council of Mallala local government area, the South Australian House of Assembly electoral district of Taylor and the Australian House of Representatives Division of Wakefield.

References

  1. ^ a b  
  2. ^ "Federal electoral division of Wakefield" (PDF). ustralian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Two Wells". The State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 22 December 2014. 

Further reading

  • Williams, B.; (1991), Two Wells - Then and Now: A history of the Hundred of Port Gawler, B/T Publishing, Two Wells, SA (ISBN 0 646 03156 2)
  • Two Wells, Mallala and District History Book Committee, (1985), Life around the Light; a History of the Mallala District Council Area, The Community Development Board of the Council District of Mallala, Mallala, SA (ISBN 0 9588959 0 2)

External links

  • 'Place Names of South Australia - Two Wells' in The Manning Index of South Australian History, [1], retrieved 27/08/2012.


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