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Heritage stone buildings
Former blacksmith workshop at Dutton
Dutton is located in South Australia
Location in South Australia
Population 120 (2016 census)
Established 1866
Postcode(s) 5356
Elevation 84 m (276 ft)
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
  • Mid Murray Council
  • Regional Council of Goyder
State electorate(s) Stuart
Federal Division(s)
Localities around Dutton:
Hansborough Eudunda Neales Flat, Frankton
St Kitts Dutton Dutton East

Dutton is a settlement in South Australia. The small township lies approximately six kilometres (3.7 mi) north of Truro on the Eudunda Road. It was first laid out in 1866 and lots were advertised for sale in the German-language newspaper Südaustralische Zeitung.

Dutton School opened in 1880 and closed in 1903. Dutton North School, built on the Levi's Water Hole property near the boundary with Frankton, opened in 1914 and closed in 1927. It also once had a Lutheran school.

The historic former St John's Lutheran Manse and Blacksmith's Shop and Dwelling are listed on the South Australian Heritage Register.

St John's Lutheran Church, Dutton
St John's Lutheran church at Dutton

The Hundred of Dutton, was proclaimed on 12 August 1858.

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