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Bute Hotel
Bute is located in South Australia
Location in South Australia
Population 268 (2006 census)
Established 13 March 1884
Postcode(s) 5560
  • 40 km (25 mi) east of Wallaroo
  • 24 km (15 mi) west of Snowtown
  • 142 km (88 mi) from Adelaide
LGA(s) Barunga West
State electorate(s) Narungga
Federal Division(s) Grey
Localities around Bute:
Port Broughton Wokurna Snowtown
Alford Bute Barunga Gap
Thomas Plain Ninnes Lochiel

Bute is a town in the Northern Yorke peninsula of South Australia, approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of Wallaroo and 24 kilometres west of Snowtown. It was proclaimed as a town in 1884 and named after the Isle of Bute, in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. It was the original site of the Yorke Peninsula Field Days in 1895; they are now held outside Paskeville.

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