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South Australia
Postcode(s) 5431
Elevation 316 m (1,037 ft)
Location 40 km (25 mi) southeast of Quorn
LGA(s) District Council of Mount Remarkable
State electorate(s) Stuart
Federal Division(s) Grey
Localities around Hammond:
Stephenston Moockra
Bruce Hammond Eurelia
Wilmington Amyton Coomooroo

Hammond is a settlement in South Australia in the southern Flinders Ranges.

The town of Hammond was surveyed in May 1879 on the banks of the Bellaratta Creek. It is named after William Henry Hammond Jervois, the eldest son of Governor of South Australia William Jervois.

St Dominic's Catholic Church in Hammond opened in 1907 but closed on 25 June 2006. Hammond school opened in 1886 but is also now closed.

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