Yorketown is a town and a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located in the southern Yorke peninsula about 91 kilometres (57 mi) west of the state capital of adelaide and about 70 kilometres (43 mi) south of the municipal seat of Maitland, at the 2016 census, the locality had a population of 969 of which 642 lived in its town centre. Yorketown began as a private sub-division in section 85 of the cadastral unit of the hundred of Melville in 1872 its name was declared by the surveyor-general of South Australia as an official place name on 16 November 1995. Boundaries were created for the locality which was given the "Long established name" of Yorktown on 27 May 1999.The area associated with Yorktown is known as Garrdinya by the Narungga, the aboriginal people of the Yorke peninsula.

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Around Yorketown SA 5576

Our Picks on what to Do in Yorketown SA

Yorketown Playground

Bublacowie Military Museum - Yorketown SA

Yorketown Golf Club

Our Picks on where to Stay in Yorketown SA

Yorketown Caravan Park

Yorke Hotel

Accommodation on Yorkes

Our Picks on what to Eat in Yorketown SA

Archie's Bistro

Yorke Cafe

Yorketown Bakery

Shopping in Yorketown SA

Location Information 

  • Population: 642, 969
  • State electorate(s): Narungga
  • Federal Division(s): Grey
  • Established (yr): 1872
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Edithburgh SA 5583 (16.1 km, 14 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Yorketown 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.