Minlaton is a town in central Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. At the 2016 census, Minlaton had a population of 800.[1] It is known as the "Barley capital of the world", due to the rich Barley production in the region. Minlaton was the hometown of Harry Butler, a World War I flying ace. His Bristol M1C monoplane has been restored and is preserved in pride of place in a building the centre of the town. When he flew an air mail run from Adelaide across Gulf St Vincent to Minlaton in 1919, it was the first over-water flight in the Southern Hemisphere.

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  • Population: 800
  • State electorate(s): Narungga
  • Federal Division(s): Grey
  • Established (yr): 1876
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

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