Thornlea, South Australia

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Thornlea
South Australia
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Thornlea
Coordinates 37°25′21″S140°11′04″E / 37.422457°S 140.184491°E / -37.422457; 140.184491 [1]
Population40 (2016 census) [2]
Established18 December 1997 [3]
Postcode(s) 5280 [4]
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
Location
LGA(s) Wattle Range Council [1]
Region Limestone Coast [1]
County Grey [1]
State electorate(s) MacKillop [5]
Federal Division(s) Barker [6]
Mean max temp [7] Mean min temp [7] Annual rainfall [7]
19.6 °C
67 °F
9.5 °C
49 °F
603.6 mm
23.8 in
Suburbs around Thornlea:
Clay Wells Clay Wells
Kangaroo Inn
Kangaroo Inn
Furner
Magarey Thornlea Furner
Hatherleigh
Rendelsham Rendelsham Hatherleigh
FootnotesLocations [4] [1]
Adjoining localities [1]

Thornlea is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located in the state's south-east within the Limestone Coast region about 309 kilometres (192 mi) south east of the state capital of Adelaide and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) north-west of the municipal seat of Millicent. [1] [4]

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.

Limestone Coast Region in South Australia

The Limestone Coast is a name used since the early twenty-first century for a South Australian government region located in the south east of South Australia which immediately adjoins the continental coastline and the Victorian border. The name is also used for a tourist region and a wine zone both located in the same part of South Australia.

Adelaide city centre Suburb of Adelaide, South Australia

Adelaide city centre is the inner city locality of Greater Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. It is known by locals simply as "The City" or "Town" to distinguish it from Greater Adelaide and from the City of Adelaide local government area. Due to the construction of many new apartments in the city, the population has grown over ten years from 10,229 to 15,115.

Boundaries for the locality were created on 18 December 1997. [1] [3]

The land use in the locality is ‘primary production’. [1] [8] A protected area known as the Belt Hill Conservation Park is located in the locality's south-east corner on the boundary with Hatherleigh. [9]

Protected area location which receives protection because of its recognised natural, ecological or cultural landscape values

Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values. There are several kinds of protected areas, which vary by level of protection depending on the enabling laws of each country or the regulations of the international organizations involved.

Belt Hill Conservation Park Protected area in South Australia

Belt Hill Conservation Park is a protected area located in the Australian state of South Australia in the locality of Thornlea about 317 kilometres (197 mi) south-east of the state capital of Adelaide and about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north west of the town centre in Hatherleigh.

Hatherleigh, South Australia Town in South Australia

Hatherleigh is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia in the state's Limestone Coast region. It is located on the Princes Highway north of Millicent.

Thornlea is located within the federal division of Barker, the state electoral district of MacKillop and the local government area of the Wattle Range Council. [6] [5] [1]

Division of Barker Australian federal electoral division

The Division of Barker is an Australian Electoral Division in the south-east of South Australia. The division was established on 2 October 1903, when South Australia's original single multi-member division was split into seven single-member divisions. It is named for Collet Barker, an early explorer of the region at the mouth of the Murray River. The 63,886 km² seat currently stretches from Morgan in the north to Port MacDonnell in the south, taking in the Murray Mallee, the Riverland, the Murraylands and most of the Barossa Valley, and includes the towns of Barmera, Berri, Bordertown, Coonawarra, Keith, Kingston SE, Loxton, Lucindale, Mannum, Millicent, Mount Gambier, Murray Bridge, Naracoorte, Penola, Renmark, Robe, Tailem Bend, Waikerie, and parts of Nuriootpa and Tanunda.

Electoral district of MacKillop state electoral district of South Australia

MacKillop is a single-member electoral district for the South Australian House of Assembly. It was named in 1991 after Sister Mary MacKillop who served the local area, and later became the first Australian to be canonised as a Roman Catholic saint. MacKillop is a 25,313 km² rural electorate in the south-east of the state, stretching south and west from the mouth of the Murray River to the Victorian State border, but excluding the far-southern point of the state,. It contains the Kingston District Council, Naracoorte Lucindale Council, District Council of Robe, Tatiara District Council, Wattle Range Council, as well as parts of The Coorong District Council. The main population centres are Bordertown, Keith, Kingston SE, Meningie, Millicent, Naracoorte, Penola and Robe.

Wattle Range Council Local government area in South Australia

Wattle Range Council is a local government area in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia. It stretches from the coast at Beachport east to the Victorian border. It had a population of over 11,000 as at the 2016 Census.

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