Sandilands, South Australia facts for kids

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Population: 470 (shared with other localities within the “State Suburb of Price”)
Established: 1999
Postcode: 5571
Time zone:

 • Summer (DST)

ACST (UTC+9:30)

ACST (UTC+10:30)

  • 88 km (55 mi) north-west of Adelaide city centre
  • 14 km (9 mi) south of Ardrossan
LGA: Yorke Peninsula Council
State District: Goyder
Federal Division: Grey
Mean Max Temp Mean Min Temp Annual Rainfall
22.6 °C
73 °F
10.7 °C
51 °F
332.0 mm
13.1 in
Suburbs around Sandilands:
Yorke Valley Yorke Valley
James Well
Rogues Point
Sandilands Gulf St Vincent
Pine Point
Wauraltee Curramulka Pine Point

Sandilands is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on the east coast of Yorke Peninsula immediately adjoining Gulf St Vincent about 88 kilometres (55 mi)* north-west of the Adelaide city centre and about 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) south of Ardrossan.

Its boundaries which were created in May 1999 for the “long established name.” The locality’s name is derived from Robert Hamilton Sandilands (1841-1923) who lived there during the 1880s.

As of 2014, the majority land use within the locality is “primary production.”

Sandilands is located within the federal division of Grey, the state electoral district of Goyder and the local government area of the Yorke Peninsula Council.

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