kids encyclopedia robot

Agery, South Australia facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
South Australia
Agery is located in Yorke Peninsula Council
Location in Yorke Peninsula Council
Population 96 (2016 census)
Established 24 May 1999 (locality)
Postcode(s) 5558
Elevation 104 m (341 ft)
LGA(s) Yorke Peninsula Council
Region Yorke and Mid North
County Daly
State electorate(s) Narungga
Federal Division(s) Grey
Localities around Agery:
Kooroona Moonta Mines
East Moonta
Boors Plain
Nalyappa Agery Sunnyvale
Weetulta Weetulta
Footnotes Adjoining localities

Agery is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on Yorke Peninsula. It is situated 17 km south-east of Moonta. Its name comes from the Aboriginal word ngadjali meaning "pipe clay".


Agery School opened in 1880 and operated for over 100 years. It closed in 1982. Agery Post Office opened in December 1890. Agery Methodist Church, originally known as the New Wesleyan Chapel, was built in 1885 and remained open until 1970.


Agery Reserve is a small nature reserve that is managed by the Moonta Branch of the National Trust of South Australia. It comprises 3.3 ha of mallee scrub.

kids search engine
Agery, South Australia Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.