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|Population||560 (shared with other localities in the “State Suburb of Nepean Bay”) (2011 census)|
|Time zone||ACST (UTC+9:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||ACST (UTC+10:30)|
|LGA(s)||Kangaroo Island Council|
|Region||Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island|
|County||County of Carnarvon|
MacGillivray is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on the south coast of Kangaroo Island overlooking the body of water known in Australia as the Southern Ocean and by international authorities as the Great Australian Bight. It is located about 140 kilometres (87 mi)* southwest of the state capital of Adelaide and about 24 kilometres (15 mi)* south of the municipal seat of Kingscote.
The land use within the locality consists of agriculture and conservation with the former use occupying the northern end of the locality while the latter use occupying the southern end and consisting of the following protected areas - the part of the Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park associated the wetland system at Murray Lagoon and the Cape Gantheaume Wilderness Protection Area which covers the entire coastland including the headland known as Cape Gantheaume.
The locality includes the former Faulding's Eucalyptus Plantation, which is listed on the South Australian Heritage Register
MacGillivray is located within the federal division of Mayo, the state electoral district of Finniss and the local government area of the Kangaroo Island Council.
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