Wokurna
South Australia
Wokurna is located in South Australia
Wokurna
Wokurna
Coordinates33°42′S 138°06′E / 33.7°S 138.1°E / -33.7; 138.1
Population61 (SAL 2021)[1]
Postcode(s)5520
LGA(s)
State electorate(s)Narungga
Federal division(s)Grey
Localities around Wokurna:
Port Broughton Mundoora
Wokurna Snowtown
Bute Barunga Gap
Footnotes[2]

Wokurna is a locality in the Mid North region of South Australia to the west of the Barunga Range and southeast of Port Broughton.

The name Wokurna is believed to be an Aboriginal word for "to arrive". There was a school in the area from 1888 to 1923.[3]

Part of the Snowtown Wind Farm is on the ridge on the eastern edge of Wokurna.

References

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Wokurna (suburb and locality)". Australian Census 2021 QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Placename Details: (LOCB)". Location SA Viewer. Government of South Australia.
  3. ^ "Wokurna". The Manning Index of South Australia - Place Names of South Australia. State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 19 August 2021.