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Adelaide
South Australia
Adelaide County 1886.jpg
Map of Adelaide County in 1886 showing the hundreds
Established 2 June 1842
Area 2,955 km2 (1,140.9 sq mi)
Lands administrative divisions around Adelaide:
Gawler Light Eyre
Gulf St Vincent Adelaide Sturt
Hindmarsh Hindmarsh Hindmarsh

The County of Adelaide is one of the 49 counties of South Australia and contains the city of Adelaide. It was proclaimed on 2 June 1842 by Governor Grey. It is bounded by the Gawler River and North Para River in the north, the Mount Lofty Ranges in the east, Gulf St Vincent in the west, and goes as far south as near Willunga.

Hundreds

The County of Adelaide is divided into the following hundreds:

Hundred Coordinates Area Ref
Adelaide 34°56′52″S 138°37′30″E / 34.9477217°S 138.6250318°E / -34.9477217; 138.6250318 106 sq mi (270 km2) [1]
Barossa 34°38′08″S 138°53′17″E / 34.6354813°S 138.8880437°E / -34.6354813; 138.8880437 98.5 sq mi (255 km2) [2]
Kuitpo 124 sq mi (320 km2) [3]
Munno Para 34°41′44″S 138°38′35″E / 34.6956557°S 138.6431796°E / -34.6956557; 138.6431796 108 sq mi (280 km2) [4]
Noarlunga 120 sq mi (310 km2) [5]
Onkaparinga 34°56′03″S 138°51′59″E / 34.9341730°S 138.8662602°E / -34.9341730; 138.8662602 [6]
Parra Wirra 34°47′21″S 138°49′34″E / 34.7892613°S 138.8260494°E / -34.7892613; 138.8260494 102.5 sq mi (265 km2) [7]
Port Adelaide 34°41′04″S 138°31′44″E / 34.6843747°S 138.5289062°E / -34.6843747; 138.5289062 68.5 sq mi (177 km2) [8]
Talunga 34°49′05″S 138°55′26″E / 34.8179713°S 138.9239246°E / -34.8179713; 138.9239246 89 sq mi (230 km2) [9]
Willunga 99 sq mi (260 km2) [10]
Yatala 34°49′50″S 138°37′42″E / 34.8305942°S 138.6284037°E / -34.8305942; 138.6284037 111 sq mi (290 km2) [11]
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