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Mallala Motor Sport Park at Mallala in the Hundred of Grace
Gawler is located in South Australia
Location in South Australia
Established 1842
Area 2,404 km2 (928.2 sq mi)
LGA(s) Adelaide Plains Council
Wakefield Regional Council
Light Regional Council
Lands administrative divisions around Gawler:
Daly Stanley Burra
Fergusson Gawler Light
Gulf St Vincent Adelaide Adelaide

The County of Gawler is one of the 49 cadastral counties of South Australia. It was proclaimed in 1842 by Governor George Grey and named for the former Governor George Gawler. It is bounded by the Wakefield River in the north, Gulf St Vincent in the west, the approximate path of Horrocks Highway in the east, and the Gawler River in the south.


The County of Gawler is divided into the following hundreds:

  • Hundred of Alma
  • Hundred of Balaklava
  • Hundred of Dalkey
  • Hundred of Dublin
  • Hundred of Grace
  • Hundred of Inkerman
  • Hundred of Mudla Wirra
  • Hundred of Port Gawler
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