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Humbug Scrub
AdelaideSouth Australia
Humbug Scrub is located in South Australia
Humbug Scrub
Humbug Scrub
Coordinates 34°43′14″S 138°48′58″E / 34.720609°S 138.816231°E / -34.720609; 138.816231Coordinates: 34°43′14″S 138°48′58″E / 34.720609°S 138.816231°E / -34.720609; 138.816231
Population 416 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 5114
  • City of Playford
  • Adelaide Hills Council
State electorate(s) Newland
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Humbug Scrub:
Yattalunga Williamstown
One Tree Hill Humbug Scrub Kersbrook
Sampson Flat Kersbrook

Humbug Scrub is a locality north of Adelaide, South Australia in the local government areas of the Adelaide Hills Council and the City of Playford which contains the southern third of Para Wirra Conservation Park.


The 2016 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 416 persons at Humbug Scrub on census night. Of these, 215 (52.1%) were male and 198 (47.9%) were female. The majority of residents 300 (73.2%) was born in Australia. 46 (11.2%) were born in England. The median age of Humbug Scrub residents is 51. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.9% of the population.

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