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Agery
South Australia
Postcode(s) 5558
Elevation 104 m (341 ft)
LGA(s) Yorke Peninsula Council
State electorate(s) Goyder
Federal Division(s) Grey
Localities around Agery:
Kooroona Moonta Mines
East Moonta
Boors Plain
Cunliffe
Nalyappa Agery Sunnyvale
Weetulta Weetulta
Arthurton
Arthurton
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".

History

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.

Features

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.

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