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South Australia
Hincks is located in South Australia
Location in South Australia
Population 0 (2016 census)
Established 23 December 1998
Postcode(s) 5603
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
Location 253 km (157 mi) west of Adelaide
LGA(s) District Council of Cleve
District Council of Tumby Bay
Region Eyre Western
County Jervois
State electorate(s) Flinders
Federal Division(s) Grey
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
23.2 °C
74 °F
9.9 °C
50 °F
427.3 mm
16.8 in
Suburbs around Hincks:
Murdinga Murlong
Tooligie Hincks Rudall
Tooligie Brooker
Footnotes Distances
Adjoining suburbs

Hincks is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on the Eyre Peninsula about 253 kilometres (157 miles) west of the state capital of Adelaide.

Its name and boundaries were both adopted and created in 1998. Its name is derived from both the Hundred of Hincks in which it is partly located and the Hincks Conservation Park which covered its full extent in 1998. As of 2004, the full extent of Hincks is covered by the protected area known as the Hincks Wilderness Protection Area.

The 2016 Australian census which was conducted in August 2016 reports that Hincks had no people living within its boundaries.

Hincks is located within the federal division of Grey, the state electoral district of Flinders and the local government areas of the District Council of Cleve and the District Council of Tumby Bay.

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