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Stansbury (postcode 5582) is a small town, located in the Southeast coast of Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. At the 2016 census, Stansbury had a population of 648 people. It is located 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Minlaton and 22 kilometres (14 mi) east of Yorktown. It faces the gulf st vincent across the oyster bay, where shellfish were originally harvested in the 19th century. The town has also been a port used in the export of wheat and barley to adelaide. The town was originally known as oyster bay, although it was officially proclaimed Stansbury in 1873 by governor Anthony Musgrave, in honour of a friend. In 2009, Stansbury was voted as south Australia's tidiest town.

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  • Population: 648
  • State electorate(s): Narungga
  • Federal Division(s): Grey
  • Established (yr): 1873
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

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