Mount Crawford, South Australia

Mount Crawford is a locality in the Mount Lofty Ranges of South Australia. It is named after the mountain of the same name in its boundaries.

The locality of Mount Crawford is crossed by Warren Road (route B34 between Williamstown and Birdwood) and edged by Route B35 where it branches from that road towards Mount Pleasant. The space between the two roads is Cromer, but both sides of the Y junction are Mount Crawford.[3] The Warren Conservation Park and south bank of Warren Reservoir are also in Mount Crawford. The South Para River rises in Mount Crawford, then flows along the northern boundary of the locality, through the Warren Reservoir. The Heysen Trail (a long distance hiking trail) also crosses Mount Crawford.

Mount Crawford is located within the local government areas of the Adelaide Hills Council and the Barossa Council.[1] It is within the boundaries of the Adelaide Hills wine region.[4]

In 1846 Mount Crawford’s population was recorded as 530;[5] by 1855 it was down to 397.[6] According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics there were 127 people living there in 2016.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d “Search results for ‘Mount Crawford, LOCB’ with the following datasets selected – ‘Suburbs and localities’, ‘Counties’, ‘Local Government Areas’, ‘SA Government Regions’ and ‘Gazetteer. Location SA Map Viewer. South Australian Government. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b “2016 Census Quickstats: Mount Crawford (Code: SSC40935)”. censusdata.abs.gov.au. ABS. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b “Placename Details: Mount Crawford (LOCB)”. Property Location Browser Report. Government of South Australia. 6 February 2007. SA0046780. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  4. ^ “Adelaide Hills”. Register of Protected GIs and Other Terms. Wine Australia. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  5. ^ P. L. Simmonds, Esq. Colonial Magazine and East India Review, Volume 9: Abstract of Census Returns of South Australia, April 1846. Simmonds & Ward. p. 285. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  6. ^ “HCCDA Document ‘SA-1855-census’ page 1: South Australia., Census Returns. 16. District of Mount Crawford”. hccda.anu.edu.au. Australian Data Archive. Retrieved 10 March 2018.