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South Australia
Population 432 (shared with other localities within the “State Suburb of Lock”) (2011 census)
Established 1929
Postcode(s) 5607
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
  • 84 km (52 mi) N of Port Lincoln
  • 291 km (181 mi) w of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) District Council of Elliston
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
400.6 mm
15.8 in
Localities around Tooligie:
Kappawanta Kappawanta
Sheringa Tooligie Hincks
Kiana Kiana
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Adjoining localities

Tooligie is a small town in South Australia on the Eyre Peninsula about 290 kilometres (180 miles) west of the Adelaide city centre and about 84 kilometres (52 miles) north of the city of Port Lincoln.

Tooligie was declared as a government town by Governor Hore Ruthven on 30 May 1929. The boundaries of the locality which do include the former government town were created in November 1999. The name is reported to have been derived from a hill located to the east of the town.

The following protected areas are located within Tooligie - the Hincks Conservation Park and the Peachna Conservation Park.

The Tod Highway and the Cummins to Wudinna branch of the Eyre Peninsula Railway both pass through the locality with a railway station being located at the site of the former government town.

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

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