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Dublin
South Australia
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Dublin Town Hall
Population: 241
Postcode: 5501
Location:
LGA: Adelaide Plains Council
State District: Goyder
Federal Division: Wakefield
Localities around Dublin:
Parham Windsor Calomba
Webb Beach/Gulf St Vincent Dublin Mallala
Thompson Beach Lower Light Lower Light

Dublin is a small town on the Adelaide Plains in South Australia, 61 kilometres (38 mi) north of the state capital, Adelaide. Situated on Highway 1, the town is surrounded by farmland and rural industry. Along with nearby Windsor the area is home to a growing commuter population. At the 2006 census, Dublin had a population of 241.

Dublin is in the federal Division of Wakefield, the state electoral district of Goyder and the Adelaide Plains Council. Dublin lies in the cadastral Hundred of Dublin which was named after the Irish capital, Dublin in 1856.

The South Australian Livestock Exchange saleyards are located southeast of the township, replacing earlier saleyards closer to Adelaide at Gepps Cross in 1999 for sheep, lambs and pigs, and 2003 for cattle.

There were two Schools, one in the town and another at Stony Point junction. The Stony Point School was on the corner of Dublin Road, Windsor Road and Shannon Road from 1876 to 1906. The Dublin School was from 1881 to 1972.

Hundred of Dublin

Hundred of Dublin
South Australia
Established: 27 May 1856
Area: 310 km² (119.7 sq mi)
County: Gawler
Localities around Hundred of Dublin:
Hundred of Inkerman Hundred of Balaklava Hundred of Dalkey
Hundred of Dublin Hundred of Grace
Hundred of Port Gawler Hundred of Port Gawler

The Hundred of Dublin is a cadastral unit of hundred located on the northern Adelaide Plains in South Australia and centred on the town of Dublin. It is one of the eight hundreds of the County of Gawler. It was named in 1856 by Governor Anthony Musgrave.

The following localities and towns of the Adelaide Plains Council area are situated inside (or largely inside) the bounds of the Hundred of Dublin:

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