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Murray Bridge (formerly Mobilong and Edwards Crossing) is a city in the Australian state of South Australia, located 76 kilometres (47 mi) east-southeast of the state's capital city, Adelaide, and 77 kilometres (48 mi) north of the town of Meningie. The city had an urban population of approximately 18,779 as at June 2018 making it the fifth most populous urban area in the state after Adelaide, Mount Gambier, Victor Harbor - Goolwa and Whyalla.The city was originally known as Mobilong and later as Edwards Crossing, before being renamed as Murray Bridge in 1924 deriving its name from the road and railway crossings over the Murray River. The city is situated on the Princes Highway, the main road transport link between Adelaide and Melbourne. The city services a farming area including dairy, pigs, chickens, cereal crops and vegetables (including "stay crisp lettuces")

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  • Population: 18779
  • State electorate(s): Hammond
  • Federal Division(s): Barker
  • Established (yr): 1924
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

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