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South Australia
Location 225 km (140 mi) north of Adelaide
LGA(s) Northern Areas Council
State electorate(s) Stuart
Federal Division(s) Grey
Localities around Caltowie:
Wirrabara Appila
Laura Caltowie Jamestown

Caltowie is a settlement in the Mid North region of South Australia. It is on the Wilkins Highway and the Crystal Brook-Broken Hill railway line between Gladstone and Jamestown.

Caltowie was first known to European settlers as 'Carcowie' (meaning lizard's water hole), and became a popular stop for teamsters where they crossed the Yackamoorundie Creek.

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