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Stanley
South Australia
Old cottage, Penwortham.JPG
Cottage among grape vines at Penwortham in the Hundred of Clare
Stanley is located in South Australia
Stanley
Stanley
Coordinates 33°48′S 138°35′E / 33.80°S 138.58°E / -33.80; 138.58Coordinates: 33°48′S 138°35′E / 33.80°S 138.58°E / -33.80; 138.58
Established 1842
Area 4,080 km2 (1,574 sq mi)
LGA(s)
  • Wakefield Regional Council
  • District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys
  • Regional Council of Goyder
  • Northern Areas Council
  • Port Pirie Regional Council
Lands administrative divisions around Stanley:
Victoria Victoria Kimberley
Daly Stanley Burra
Fergusson Gawler Light

The County of Stanley is one of the 49 cadastral counties of South Australia. It was proclaimed by Governor George Grey and named for Edward Stanley, Secretary of State for the Colonies from 1841 to 1845, who, in 1842, had advocated financial support for South Australia. It is roughly bounded by the Wakefield River in the south, the approximate path of the Barrier Highway in the east, latitude 33°28' S in the north and longitudes 138°08' to 138°15' E in the west.

Hundreds

The County of Stanley is divided into the following hundreds:

  • Hundred of Koolunga
  • Hundred of Yackamoorundie
  • Hundred of Andrews
  • Hundred of Ayers
  • Hundred of Boucaut
  • Hundred of Hart
  • Hundred of Milne
  • Hundred of Hanson
  • Hundred of Everard
  • Hundred of Blyth
  • Hundred of Clare
  • Hundred of Stanley
  • Hundred of Goyder
  • Hundred of Stow
  • Hundred of Hall
  • Hundred of Upper Wakefield
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