South Australia
Dufferin is located in South Australia
Coordinates32°10′37″S 134°36′32″E / 32.177°S 134.609°E / -32.177; 134.609
Area6,790 square kilometres (2,623 sq mi)[1]
LGA(s)District Council of Ceduna
District Council of Streaky Bay
Lands administrative divisions around Dufferin:
Way Dufferin Bosanquet
Ocean Robinson Bosanquet

The County of Dufferin is one of the 49 counties of South Australia on the state's west coast.[1] It was proclaimed in 1889 and named for Frederick, Lord Dufferin, a prominent British diplomat of the day.[1]

It covers a portion of the state adjoining the west coast north of Streaky Bay, including all but the western tip of Pureba Conservation Park.[1] This includes parts of the contemporary local government areas of Ceduna District and Streaky Bay District councils.


The County of Dufferin contains the following 11 hundreds, covering approximately the south western half of its total area:


  1. ^ a b c d "Search result for "County of Dufferin (CNTY)" (Record no SA0020957) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and " Place names (gazetteer)"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 7 December 2015. Retrieved 8 August 2016. Derivation of Name: A British Pro-Consul