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Rudall
South Australia
Rudall is located in South Australia
Rudall
Rudall
Coordinates 33°41′25″S 136°16′16″E / 33.6904°S 136.2710°E / -33.6904; 136.2710Coordinates: 33°41′25″S 136°16′16″E / 33.6904°S 136.2710°E / -33.6904; 136.2710
Population 90 (2016 census)
Established 4 June 1914 (town)
23 December 1998 (locality)
Postcode(s) 5642
Elevation 97 m (318 ft)railway station
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
LGA(s) District Council of Cleve
Region Eyre Western
County Jervois
State electorate(s) Flinders
Federal Division(s) Grey
Mean max temp
Mean min temp Annual rainfall
22.1 °C
72 °F
11.4 °C
53 °F
401.5 mm
15.8 in
Localities around Rudall:
Boonerdo Kielpa Campoona
Murlong Rudall Cleve
Hinks Verran Verran
Footnotes Adjoining localities

Rudall is a town and locality in South Australia. At the 2016 census, Rudall had a population of 90. It is named after the cadastral Hundred of Rudall, which was named after politician Samuel Rudall.

It is a grain and sheep service centre on the Eyre Peninsula. It is on the Eyre Peninsula Railway between Cummins and Kimba and the Birdseye Highway between Cleve and Lock.

Rudall Centre School opened in 1921 and closed in 1946, while the Hundred of Rudall School opened in 1917 and closed in 1949. A postal receiving office opened at Rudall on 3 January 1914, was upgraded to a post office on 1 January 1921, and became a community mail agent on 10 January 1992. Rudall formerly had a Methodist church.

Rudall is located within the federal division of Grey, the state electoral district of Flinders, and the local government area of the District Council of Cleve.

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