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Avon, South Australia

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Avon
South Australia
Avon
Avon
Coordinates34°17′S 138°20′E / 34.283°S 138.333°E / -34.283; 138.333Coordinates: 34°17′S 138°20′E / 34.283°S 138.333°E / -34.283; 138.333
Population64 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)5501
Elevation32 m (105 ft)
State electorate(s)
Federal division(s)Grey
Localities around Avon:
Kallora Erith
Inkerman Avon Pinery
Wild Horse Plains Long Plains
Footnotes[2]

Avon is a locality, former rail siding and former township between Bowmans and Long Plains in the Mid North region of South Australia. The railway station was on the Adelaide–Port Augusta railway line.

The name "Avon" was taken from the Avon Farm settled by the Woods family in 1889.[2] There was a school, post office store and church. The school opened in 1913.[3] A Sunday school hall was built in 1923 and community hall in 1960[4]

References

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Avon (SA)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 September 2021. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Placename Details: Avon (LOCB)". Location SA Viewer. Government of South Australia. 13 October 2009. SA0003622. Retrieved 2 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Students of Balaklava primary schools". State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Avon Hall Complex". 26 September 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2017.


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