Loxton is a town on the south bank of the River Murray in the Riverland region of South Australia. At the 2016 census, Loxton had a population of 4,568. It is a service town for the surrounding districts. The area near Loxton is a significant citrus fruit and summer fruit growing area. Loxton is also the main town for the northern part of the Murray Mallee which is a dryland farming and grain cropping area. Loxton has a pioneer settlement museum (known as the Loxton Historical Village), preserving the heritage of the mallee region. It is also famous for the "Loxton Lights Up" Christmas Festival in December each year, and the annual 120m Loxton Gift handicap sprint race held in late February. The town hosts the second round of the Australian HPV Super Series in May annually. Loxton is the seat of the local government area of the District Council of Loxton Waikerie. It is in the South Australian House of Assembly electoral district of Chaffey and the Australian House of Representatives division of Barker. The town is home to a variety of service clubs, most notably the Apex Club, Rotary Club and Lions Club.

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Around Loxton SA 5333

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The Pines Loxton Historic House and Garden

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The Loxton Historical Village

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Community Services  

Loxton Library and Visitor Centre - Loxton SA
25A East Terrace,

District Council of Loxton Waikerie
29 East Terrace,

Loxton Police Station SA
6A Drabsch Street,

Loxton Hospital Complex Inc SA
Drabsch Street and McIntosh Street,

Loxton Public Library SA
East Terrace,

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Pine Avenue,

Location Information 

  • Population: 4568
  • State electorate(s): Chaffey
  • Federal Division(s): Barker
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Berri SA 5343 (22.7 km, 20 mins)
Pinnaroo SA 5304 (104 km, 1 hr 6 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Loxton SA is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.