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South Australia
Sandilands is located in Yorke Peninsula Council
Coordinates 34°30′51″S 137°46′49″E / 34.514119°S 137.780312°E / -34.514119; 137.780312Coordinates: 34°30′51″S 137°46′49″E / 34.514119°S 137.780312°E / -34.514119; 137.780312
Population 470 (shared with other localities within the “State Suburb of Price”) (2011 census)
Established 1999
Postcode(s) 5571
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
LGA(s) Yorke Peninsula Council
Region Yorke and Mid North
County Fergusson
State electorate(s) Narungga
Federal Division(s) 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
Footnotes Adjoining localities

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 state capital of Adelaide and about 18 kilometres (11 mi) south-east of the municipal seat in Maitland.

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 Narungga and the local government area of the Yorke Peninsula Council.

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