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Maggea hall building showing 1919 date of first use
Maggea is located in South Australia
Coordinates 34°28′37″S 140°03′53″E / 34.47698°S 140.064645°E / -34.47698; 140.064645Coordinates: 34°28′37″S 140°03′53″E / 34.47698°S 140.064645°E / -34.47698; 140.064645
Population 12 (2016 census)
Established 4 November 1915 (town)
27 March 2003 (locality)
Postcode(s) 5311
Elevation 63 m (207 ft)(Railway Station)
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACDT (UTC+10:30)
Location 45 km (28 mi) E of Swan Reach
LGA(s) District Council of Loxton Waikerie
Region Murray and Mallee
County Albert
State electorate(s) Chaffey
Federal Division(s) Barker
Localities around Maggea:
New Well New Well
New Well
Bakara Well
Maggea Wunkar
Bakara Well Bakara Well
Footnotes Adjoining localities

Maggea is a town and locality in the Murray Mallee region of South Australia. It is on the Stott Highway between Swan Reach and Loxton and was on the former Waikerie railway line. The town is almost deserted now that the railway line has closed.

Maggea was named in 1915 after the local Aboriginal Australian name for camp. The school operated in the hall from 1919 to 1967.

The 2016 Australian census which was conducted in August 2016 reports that Maggea had a population of 12 people.

Maggea is located within the federal division of Barker, the state electoral district of Chaffey and the local government area of the District Council of Loxton Waikerie.

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