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Adelaide County, South Australia

South Australia
Map of Adelaide County in 1886 showing the hundreds
Established 2 June 1842
Area 2,955 km2 (1,140.9 sq mi)
Lands administrative divisions around Adelaide:
Gawler Light Eyre
Gulf St. Vincent Adelaide Sturt
Hindmarsh Hindmarsh Hindmarsh

The County of Adelaide is one of the 49 counties of South Australia and contains the city of Adelaide. It was proclaimed on 2 June 1842 by Governor Grey. It is bounded by the Gawler River and North Para River in the north, the Mount Lofty Ranges in the east, Gulf St Vincent in the west, and goes as far south as near Willunga.


Like other counties in South Australia, it is divided into hundreds, the location, area and LGA (in the approximate area) of the hundreds is listed below:

Hundred Local government area Coordinates Area Ref
Adelaide City of Unley S|138.6250318|E|type:city name=

}} || 106 sq mi (270 km2) || [1]

Barossa Barossa Council S|138.8880437|E|type:city name=

}} || 98.5 sq mi (255 km2) || [2]

Kuitpo 124 sq mi (320 km2) [3]
Munno Para City of Playford S|138.6431796|E|type:city name=

}} || 108 sq mi (280 km2) || [4]

Noarlunga 120 sq mi (310 km2) [5]
Onkaparinga Adelaide Hills Council S|138.8662602|E|type:city name=

}} || || [6]

Para Wirra Adelaide Hills Council S|138.8260494|E|type:city name=

}} || 102.5 sq mi (265 km2) || [7]

Port Adelaide City of Playford S|138.5289062|E|type:city name=

}} || 68.5 sq mi (177 km2) || [8]

Talunga Adelaide Hills Council S|138.9239246|E|type:city name=

}} || 89 sq mi (230 km2) || [9]

Willunga 99 sq mi (260 km2) [10]
Yatala City of Salisbury S|138.6284037|E|type:city name=

}} || 111 sq mi (290 km2) || [11]


  • Place Names SA, County of Adelaide
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