Seddon, South Australia

Seddon is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on Kangaroo Island about 151 kilometres (94 mi) south-west of the state capital of Adelaide and about 37 kilometres (23 mi) south-west of the municipal seat of Kingscote.[1]

South Australia
Seddon is located in South Australia
Coordinates35°51′11″S 137°18′48″E / 35.853070°S 137.313220°E / -35.853070; 137.313220Coordinates: 35°51′11″S 137°18′48″E / 35.853070°S 137.313220°E / -35.853070; 137.313220
Population560 (shared with other localities in the “State Suburb of Nepean Bay”) (2011 census)[2][a]
Time zoneACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST)ACST (UTC+10:30)
LGA(s)Kangaroo Island Council[1]
RegionFleurieu and Kangaroo Island[3]
CountyCounty of Carnarvon[1]
State electorate(s)Mawson [4]
Federal Division(s)Mayo[5]
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
21.0 °C
70 °F
9.0 °C
48 °F
444.0 mm
17.5 in
Suburbs around Seddon:
Duncan Duncan
Newland Seddon Kohinoor
Vivonne Bay Vivonne Bay
Seal Bay
Adjoining localities[1]

Its boundaries were created in March 2002 for the “long established name” which was derived from the cadastral unit of the Hundred of Seddon in which it is located.[1]

Seddon is bounded by the Playford Highway and the town of Parndana to the north and by the South Coast Road in part to the south.[1] The principal land use in the locality is primary production with exception to land reserved for conservation purposes as the Seddon Conservation Park and land adjoining the town of Parndana which is zoned for residential and commercial purposes.[7][1]

Seddon is located within the federal division of Mayo, the state electoral district of Mawson and the local government area of the Kangaroo Island Council.[5][4][1]

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  1. ^ For the 2011 census, the ‘State Suburb of Nepean Bay’ consisted of the localities of Ballast Head, Birchmore, D’estrees Bay, Haines, Kohinoor, MacGillivray, Seddon, Nepean Bay, Seal Bay and Seddon.
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Search result for "Seddon (Locality Bounded)" (Record no SA0058090 with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities", "Counties", "Hundreds", "Place names (gazetteer)", "Road Labels" and "Development Plan Layers"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Nepean Bay". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 April 2016.  
  3. ^ "Limestone Coast SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 9 September 2016.
  4. ^ a b Mawson (Map). Electoral District Boundaries Commission. 2016. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Federal electoral division of Mayo, boundary gazetted 16 December 2011" (PDF). Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Monthly climate statistics: Summary statistics KINGSCOTE AERO (nearest station)". Commonwealth of Australia , Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  7. ^ "Development Plan, Kangaroo Island Council, Consolidated – 20 February 2014" (PDF). Government of South Australia. pp. 140, 152, 174 and 319-328. Retrieved 8 March 2016.