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|Time zone||ACST (UTC+9:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||ACST (UTC+10:30)|
|Location||98 km (61 mi) north of Adelaide city centre|
|LGA(s)||Regional Council of Goyder
Mid Murray Council
Its boundaries were created for the “long established name” for the western part in August 2000 which is located within the Regional Council of Goyder and for the eastern part in March 2003 which is located within the Mid Murray Council. The name comes from the older cadastral land division in which Brownlow lies, the Hundred of Brownlow, which was named for Charles Henry Brownlow.
The principal land use within the locality is agriculture involving "extensive grazing."
Hundred of Brownlow
|Hundred of Brownlow
|Established||15 February 1883|
|Area||340 km2 (131.3 sq mi)|
The Hundred of Brownlow is the cadastral unit of hundred on the northern Adelaide Plains containing the Brownlow locality. It is one of the 16 hundreds of the County of Eyre. It was named in 1883 by Governor William Jervois after Charles Henry Brownlow (1831–1916), a senior (British) Indian Army officer at the time.
The locality of Brownlow occupies the majority of the land area of the Hundred of Brownlow, but parts of Bower and Mount Mary occupy smaller portions in the north of the hundred and part of Steinfeld overlaps the southern boundary.
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