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South Australia
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Hartley entrance sign
Established 1856
Postcode(s) 5255
LGA(s) Alexandrina Council
Region Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island
State electorate(s) Hammond
Federal Division(s) Mayo
Localities around Hartley:
Red Creek Callington, Salem Monarto South
Woodchester Hartley
Bletchley Langhorne Creek

Hartley is a ghost town located in South Australia, along the Bremer River on the Strathalbyn-Callington Road.

Founded around the year 1856 as a small rural settlement, it once boasted a Methodist church (1856), post office (opened 1869 and closed 1981), school (opened 1919 and closed 1970) and creamery. Now the town is little more than a series of ruins and farm houses.

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