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Bute
South Australia
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Bute Hotel
Population 268 (2006 census)
Established 1884
Postcode(s) 5560
Location
  • 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) Frome
Federal Division(s) Grey
Localities around Bute:
Alford Port Broughton Mundoora
Kadina Bute Snowtown
Paskeville Ninnes Lochiel

Bute is a town in the Mid North 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. Attractions to the town include the nearby Bute tannery, Bute Hobbies Bromeliad Display Gardens and the Bute Hotel The town is surrounded by agricultural and pastoral land.

Bute was the original site of the Yorke Peninsula Field Days in 1895; they are now held outside Paskeville.

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