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Light Pass
South Australia
Light Pass Straight Gate church.JPG
Strait Gate Lutheran Church
Postcode(s) 5355
Location 3 km (2 mi) E of Nuriootpa
LGA(s) Barossa Council
State electorate(s) Schubert
Federal Division(s) Barker
Localities around Light Pass:
Nuriootpa Light Pass Penrice
Tanunda Angaston

Light Pass is a settlement in the Barossa Valley region of South Australia. It was named by Charles Flaxman in honour of William Light. Light Pass is the site of two Lutheran churches and a public primary school.

Immanuel Lutheran church, Light Pass
Immanual Lutheran Church

Light Pass was previously served by the Light Pass railway station on the Barossa Valley railway line, previously known as the Minkie station, derived from an Aboriginal word for daylight. The station was near the intersection of Penrice and Light Pass Roads, slightly south of the town.

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