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Situated 132 km from Adelaide near Wells Creek a tidal inlet of St. Vincent Gulf and within the original land survey of the Hundred of Cunningham, Price was founded 3 August 1882. The town was named after Florence Annie Price, the daughter-in-law of Governor Jervois. A 1600 metre (one mile) causeway leads through the mangrove swamps and connects with the 76 metre (258 feet) wharf.  Grain and mallee roots were shipped from here in ketches operating to and from Port Adelaide. Price is a centre for the production of salt, using the solar or evaporative process.

Further reading:

Price centenary, 1882-1982 Price, S. Aust.: Price Centenary Committee, 1982

Normandale, Harold To and about Eyre Peninsula [Adelaide: H. Normandale], 1986

Google maps Australia Price, SA.

The main street at Price, Yorke Peninsula, South Austra
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