Dataset Number840
Dataset TitleCounties
CustodianData Authority: Department for Trade and Investment
Data Provider: Location SA


DescriptionThe County layer is a derived data set from the Hundred layer, using the County field within the Hundred layer data to merge the Hundred polygons INTO the relevant County polygons.The state was initially divided INTO Counties and subdivided INTO areas called Hundreds. There are 49 Counties and 633 Hundreds (includes out of hundreds and islands) within the State, in which each are identified by an unique name and number.
UsageProvide the spatial extent of all counties in South Australia.

Data Quality

LineageCaptured from the digitsing of the Hundred boundaries, then amalgamated INTO the County areas.
CompletenessFull coverage
Positional AccuracyIn line with the underlying parcel cadastre.

Geographic Extent

Extent NameSouth Australia
Min Easting or Longitude129
Min Northing or Latitude-38.25
Max Easting or Longitude141
Max Northing or Latitude-26

Dataset Status

Initially Acquired1/2/1995
Last UpdatedCURRENT
Update FrequencyAs required
Maintenance MethodAltered as required in relation to the underlying parcel cadastre.
AusGOALCC BY (Attribution)


TableNameField AliasData TypeDescription
Primary TableCounty CharacterThe name of the County

Contact Information

OrganisationDepartment for Trade and Investment
Planning and Land Use Services
Postal Address101 Grenfell Street