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Two Wells
South Australia
Two wells pub.jpg
Two Wells is located in South Australia
Two Wells
Two Wells
Location in South Australia
Population 1,926 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 5501
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
  • 39 km (24 mi) N of Adelaide city centre
  • 20 km (12 mi) S of Mallala
  • 24 km (15 mi) W of Gawler
LGA(s) Adelaide Plains Council
Region Barossa Light and Lower North
County Gawler
State electorate(s) Taylor
Federal Division(s) Grey
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
22.7 °C
73 °F
11.2 °C
52 °F
434.4 mm
17.1 in
Localities around Two Wells:
Lower Light Korunye Reeves Plains
Middle Beach Two Wells Lewiston
Port Gawler Riverlea Park Virginia
Footnotes Adjoining localities

Two Wells is a town approximately 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of the Adelaide city centre in South Australia adjacent to Port Wakefield Road and passed by the Adelaide-Port Augusta railway line. The first settlers in the area used two aboriginal wells in the area as a freshwater source. At the 2016 census, Two Wells had a population of 1926.

Two Wells cemetery 1
The Two Wells Cemetery

Notable person

James Park Woods who was born in Two Wells in 1886, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces in 1916 and was awarded a Victoria Cross for gallantry during preliminary attacks on the Hindenburg Line in September 1918. Woods survived the war and returned to a career in viticulture in Western Australia.

ABC TV host Annabell Crabb was born and went to school in Two Wells.

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