Town Category: South Australia
Nairne, South AustraliaTown in South Australia
Nairne is a small township in South Australia, founded by Matthew Smillie in 1839 and named for his wife's family. Nairne is about 7 kilometres (4 mi) from Mount Barker, South Australia, in the federal Division of Mayo and in the state electoral district of Kavel. At the 2011 census, Nairne had a population of 4,198.
In 2003, the main street was transformed for a section of the movie The Honourable Wally Norman, which was filmed using various areas of the Adelaide Hills, including Mount Barker, Nairne and Lobethal.
Nairne has several shops on the main street, a school, and two churches (CRC and Lutheran). It is about 7 kilometres (4 mi) from the town of Mount Barker and about 5 kilometres (3 mi) from Littlehampton.
Notes and references
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Nairne (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
- "Manning's Placenames of South Australia". State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 13 November 2016.
- "Proclamations - District of Nairne" (PDF). South Australian Government Gazette (35 ed.). Government of South Australia. 1853: 572. 1 September 1853. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
Major Townships Attractions See alsoTowns and localities of the District Council of Mount Barker
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