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Pine Creek
South Australia
Postcode(s) 5419
LGA(s) Regional Council of Goyder
State electorate(s) Stuart
Federal Division(s) Grey
Localities around Pine Creek:
Parnaroo Hardy Warnes
Franklyn
Wonna
Pine Creek Warnes
Collinsville Collinsville Warnes
Footnotes Coordinates
Adjoining localities

Pine Creek is a rural locality in the Mid North region of South Australia, situated in the Regional Council of Goyder. It was established in August 2000 when boundaries were formalised for the long established local name. Pine Creek covers the cadastral Hundred of Ketchowla in its entirety; the locality and the hundred share exactly the same boundaries.

The Hundred of Ketchowla was proclaimed by Governor William Jervois on 5 August 1880, named for an Aboriginal name of unknown origin.

It includes the homestead for Ketchowla Station. A post office at Ketchowla opened circa 1872 and closed on 30 November 1917. The Ketchowla Woolshed, Old Homestead and Outbuildings are listed on the South Australian Heritage Register.

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