- Edithburgh, South Australia
Infobox Australian Place | type = town
name = Edithburgh
state = sa
caption = The town jetty
lga = District Council of Yorke Peninsula
stategov = Goyder
fedgov = Wakefield
dist1 = 300
dist2 = 50
dir2 = west
Edithburgh (pronEng|ˈiːdɨθbɝg) is a small town on the south-east corner of
Yorke Peninsulain South Australia. Edithburgh is about convert|50|km|mi|abbr=on|lk=on west of Adelaideacross Gulf Saint Vincent, but about convert|300|km|mi|abbr=on away by road.
Edithburgh has a jetty which, like many others on Yorke Peninsula, was once used to load grain and unload supplies for the town, but is now used mostly for recreational fishing. There is a small fishing and prawning fleet based there too.
The town is now overshadowed by the 55 wind turbines of the
Wattle Point Wind Farm, just out of town to the southwest, and opened in April 2005.
Edithburgh is in the
District Council of Yorke Peninsula, the South Australian House of Assembly electoral district of Goyderand the Australian House of Representatives Division of Wakefield.
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