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South Australia
Kingsford is located in South Australia
Location in South Australia
Population 1216 (shared with other localities in the “State Suburb of Roseworthy”) (2011 census)
Established 1995
Postcode(s) 5118
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
Location 46 km (29 mi) north of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) Light Regional Council
State electorate(s) Light
Federal Division(s) Barker
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
22.6 °C
73 °F
10.0 °C
50 °F
466.9 mm
18.4 in
Suburbs around Kingsford:
Roseworthy Shea-Oak Log Shea-Oak Log
Roseworthy Kingsford Rosedale
Gawler Belt
Concordia Rosedale
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Kingsford is a locality in South Australia located about 46 kilometres (29 miles) north of the Adelaide city centre. The Sturt Highway crosses the locality which is bounded by the Thiele Highway on the northwest, Roseworthy and Gomersal Roads on the north and the North Para River on the south.

Kingsford's boundaries were created in May 1995 for the ”long established name” which is derived from the “Kingsford homestead.” The principal land use within the locality is agriculture.

The Kingsford homestead survives and is listed on the South Australian Heritage Register; it is also notable as a location in the Australian television series, McLeod's Daughters. Kingsford is located within the federal Division of Barker, the state electoral district of Light and the local government area of the Light Regional Council.

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