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Mil-Lel is located in South Australia
Coordinates 37°46′23″S 140°49′46″E / 37.773093°S 140.829482°E / -37.773093; 140.829482Coordinates: 37°46′23″S 140°49′46″E / 37.773093°S 140.829482°E / -37.773093; 140.829482
Population 368 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 5291
LGA(s) District Council of Grant
Region Limestone Coast
County Grey
State electorate(s) Mount Gambier
Federal Division(s) Barker
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
19.0 °C
66 °F
8.2 °C
47 °F
712.4 mm
28 in
Localities around Mil-Lel:
Wandilo Mingbool Strathdownie
Suttontown Mil-Lel Strathdownie
Suttontown Worrolong
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Adjoining localities

Mil-Lel is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located in the state’s south-east about 377 kilometres (234 mi) south east of the state capital of Adelaide and about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north-east of the municipal seat of Mount Gambier.

The name for this locality is believed to be a corruption of "Mullel", the name of a nearby waterhole. The name was historically written as two words: "Mil Lel" until the spelling was changed to "Mil-Lel" on 28 May 2009.

The 2016 Australian census which was conducted in August 2016 reports that Mil-Lel had a population of 368 people.

Mil Lel Post Office opened on 1 September 1899, was downgraded to a receiving office from October 1910 until being upgraded again on 1 July 1927, and closed on 30 June 1993.

Mil-Lel is located within the federal division of Barker, the state electoral district of Mount Gambier and the local government area of the District Council of Grant.

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