Thompson Beach, South Australia

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Thompson Beach
South Australia
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Thompson Beach
Coordinates 34°29′11″S138°17′02″E / 34.48639588°S 138.28388254°E / -34.48639588; 138.28388254 Coordinates: 34°29′11″S138°17′02″E / 34.48639588°S 138.28388254°E / -34.48639588; 138.28388254
Population201 (2016 census) [1]
Established1997 [2]
Postcode(s) 5501 [3]
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
Location56 km (35 mi) north of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) Adelaide Plains Council [2]
State electorate(s) Narungga [4]
Federal Division(s) Grey [5]
Mean max tempMean min tempAnnual rainfall
22.7 °C
73 °F
11.1 °C
52 °F
430.1 mm
16.9 in
Suburbs around Thompson Beach:
DublinDublin
Gulf St Vincent Thompson Beach Dublin
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FootnotesLocation [3]
Coordinates [2]
Climate [6]
Adjoining localities [2]

Thompson Beach is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on the eastern coastline of Gulf St Vincent about 56 kilometres (35 miles) north of the Adelaide city centre. [3] [2] Thompson Beach started as a sub-division in 1980 with boundaries being created in June 1997. [2] [7] Land use with the locality is principally residential with built development being of a ‘low density’. [7] Thompson Beach is located within the federal Division of Grey, the state electoral district of Narungga, and the local government area of the Adelaide Plains Council. [4] [2]

Australia Country in Oceania

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The population of 26 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide.

South Australia State of Australia

South Australia is a state in the southern central part of Australia. It covers some of the most arid parts of the country. With a total land area of 983,482 square kilometres (379,725 sq mi), it is the fourth-largest of Australia's states and territories by area, and fifth largest by population. It has a total of 1.7 million people, and its population is the second most highly centralised in Australia, after Western Australia, with more than 77 percent of South Australians living in the capital, Adelaide, or its environs. Other population centres in the state are relatively small; Mount Gambier, the second largest centre, has a population of 28,684.

Gulf St Vincent A large inlet of water on the southern coast of South Australia between the Yorke Peninsula and the Fleurieu Peninsula

Gulf St Vincent is a large inlet of water on the southern coast of Australia, in the state of South Australia. It is bordered by Yorke Peninsula on its west, the mainland and Fleurieu Peninsula to its east, with its entrance being a line from Troubridge Point on Yorke Peninsula to Cape Jervis on Fleurieu Peninsula.

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    1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Thompson Beach". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 April 2019. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
    2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "Search result for "Thompson Beach (LOCB)" (Record no SA0062513) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
    3. 1 2 3 "(Postcode for) Thompson Beach, South Australia". Postcodes Australia. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
    4. 1 2 Narungga (Map). Electoral District Boundaries Commission. 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
    5. "Federal electoral division of Grey, boundary gazetted 20 July 2018". Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
    6. "Monthly climate statistics: Summary statistics Edinburgh RAAF". Commonwealth of Australia , Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
    7. 1 2 "Development Plan, Mallala Council, consolidated May 2014" (PDF). Government of South Australia. pp. 10, 137 and 258–260. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2015.