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Population: 268 (shared with other localities in the “State Suburb of Wandilo”)
Postcode: 5291
Elevation: 66 m (217 ft)
Location: 12 km (7 mi) north of Mount Gambier
LGA: District Council of Grant
State District: Mount Gambier
Federal Division: Barker
Localities around Wandilo:
Glencoe Dismal Swamp
Burrungule Wandilo Mingbool
Compton Suttontown Mil-lel

Wandilo is a settlement in the Australian state of South Australia. At the 2011 census, Wandilo shared a population of 268 with the adjoining localities of Dismal Swamp and Wepar. It was named after the railway station on the Mount Gambier railway line, and is recorded to mean "a swamp where native companions resort".

Wandilo was a junction on the railway line, 8 miles (13 km) north of Mount Gambier, with a branch line to Glencoe constructed in 1904, until it was decommissioned in 1959.

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