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Rosedale
South Australia
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Rosedale street view
Established 1849
Postcode(s) 5350
Location
  • 14 km (9 mi) NE of Gawler
  • 10 km (6 mi) NW of Lyndoch
  • 15 km (9 mi) SW of Tanunda
  • 56 km (35 mi) NNE of Adelaide
LGA(s)
  • Light regional council
  • Barossa Council
State electorate(s) Schubert
Federal Division(s) Wakefield
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
22.6 °C
73 °F
10.0 °C
50 °F
466.9 mm
18.4 in
Localities around Rosedale:
Kingsford Shea-Oak Log Gomersal
Rosedale
Concordia Sandy Creek Lyndoch
Footnotes
  • Coordinates
  • Climate

Rosedale is a small town in the south western Barossa Valley in South Australia. Prior to renaming placenames of enemy origin in 1918, Rosedale was named Rosenthal.

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Rosedale sign showing former name of Rosenthal

The locality of Rosedale spans the North Para River which is the boundary between two local government areas. North of the river is in the Light Regional Council. South of it is in the Barossa Council. The Turretfield Research Centre is on the north bank of the river just outside the township.

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