South Australia
Samphire on the edges of Bool Lagoon in the Hundred of Robertson
Robe is located in South Australia
Coordinates37°06′50″S 140°23′46″E / 37.113882°S 140.396179°E / -37.113882; 140.396179[1]
Established23 July 1846[2]
Area5,080 square kilometres (1,962 sq mi)[1]
Lands administrative divisions around Robe:
Ocean MacDonnell Lowan (Vic)
Ocean Robe Lowan (Vic)
Follett (Vic)
Ocean Grey Follett (Vic)
FootnotesAdjoining counties[1][3]

The County of Robe is one of the 49 cadastral counties of South Australia. It was proclaimed by and named for Governor Frederick Robe in 1846.[1] It covers a portion of the state's south-east from the west coast at Robe to the border with Victoria on the east.[1] This includes the following contemporary local government areas of the state:[1]


The County of Robe is divided into the following 18 hundreds:


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Search result for "County of Robe, Cnty" with the following layers selected - "Local Government Areas", "Counties", "Hundreds", "SA Government Regions" and "Gazetteer"". Location SA Map Viewer. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  2. ^ Mundy, A. M. (23 July 1846). "PROCLAMATION (re Counties of the Province of South Australia)" (PDF). South Australian Government Gazette. South Australian Government. p. 237. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  3. ^ The New atlas of Australia, Volume 2. Sydney: John Sands. 1886. p. Plate 16. Retrieved 10 December 2018. Map of the counties of Lowan, Borung and Kara-Kara showing colony and parish boundaries, main roads, telegraph lines and railways. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.