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Port Gawler
South Australia
Population 86 (2016 census)
Established By 1869 (town)
June 1997 (locality)
Abolished 23 June 1960 (town)
Postcode(s) 5501
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
LGA(s) Adelaide Plains Council
Region Barossa Light and Lower North
County Gawler
State electorate(s) Taylor
Federal Division(s) Grey
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
22.7 °C
73 °F
11.2 °C
52 °F
431.0 mm
17 in
Localities around Port Gawler:
Gulf St Vincent Middle Beach Two Wells
Gulf St Vincent Port Gawler Two Wells
Gulf St Vincent Buckland Park Buckland Park
Footnotes Adjoining localities

Port Gawler is a locality and former port on Gulf St Vincent on the central Adelaide Plains in South Australia. Port Gawler is located 43 kilometres (27 mi) north west of Adelaide in the Adelaide Plains Council local government area at the mouth of the Gawler River.

Port Gawler was named in 1867 and a government town surveyed around 1869, but was officially declared to have ceased to exist on 23 June 1960. The boundaries for the modern locality were created for the long established name in June 1997, incorporating both the former government town and the private subdivision of Milner.

Hundred of Port Gawler

Hundred of Port Gawler
South Australia
Established 7 August 1851
County Gawler
Lands administrative divisions around Hundred of Port Gawler:
Hundred of Dublin Hundred of Grace Hundred of Mudla Wirra
Hundred of Port Gawler Hundred of Mudla Wirra
Hundred of Port Adelaide Hundred of Munno Para

The Hundred of Port Gawler is a cadastral unit of hundred located on the central Adelaide Plains in South Australia and bounded on the south by the Gawler River. It is centred on the town of Two Wells with the locality of Port Gawler at the south western corner of its boundary. It is one of the eight hundreds of the County of Gawler. It was named in 1851 by Governor Henry Young either directly or indirectly after the former Governor George Gawler.

The following localities and towns of the Adelaide Plains Council area are situated inside (or largely inside) the bounds of the Hundred of Port Gawler:

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