Naracoorte (population 4674 (1996)) is a medium-sized rural town in South Australia's Limestone Coast region, approximately 330 km South East of Adelaide, Australia, on the Riddoch Highway about half-way between Bordertown and Mount Gambier. South Australia is a state of Australia in the southern central part of the country The Limestone Coast is a recently adopted name for the region in the southeast of South Australia. Adelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia, and is the fifth largest city in Australia with a For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. Riddoch Highway in south-eastern South Australia branches from the Dukes Highway at Keith and travels south through Padthaway, Naracoorte Bordertown is a small South Australian Town near the Victorian border Mount Gambier (post code 5290 ( is the second most populous City in South Australia after Adelaide, the capital of the state
Naracoorte was formed from the merger of two towns, Kincraig, founded in 1845 by Scottish explorer William Macintosh, and Narracoorte, established as a government settlement in 1847. Year 1845 ( MDCCCXLV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The Scots people ( Scots Gaelic: Albannaich) are a Nation and an Ethnic group indigenous to Scotland. Year 1847 ( MDCCCXLVII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common The name has gone through a number of spellings, and is believed to be derived from the Aboriginal words for place of running water or large waterhole. This is an article about a class of people as identified and defined within Australian law It grew during the 1850s as a service town for people going to and from the Victorian gold rush. Events and Trends Industry Production of Steel revolutionized by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman The Victorian Gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, Australia approximately between 1851 and the late 1860s
The town historically relied largely on sheep and cattle farming, however tourism has become a major industry with the promotion of the World Heritage-listed Naracoorte Caves National Park and the internationally-recognised wetland, Bool Lagoon. A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site (such as a Forest, Mountain, Lake, Desert, Monument, Building, complex Naracoorte Caves is a national park near Naracoorte in the Limestone Coast tourism region in the south-east of South Australia ( Australia A wetland is an area of Land consisting of Soil that is Saturated with Moisture, such as a Swamp, Marsh, or Bog Bool Lagoon is a Game reserve in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia, about 20 km south of Naracoorte, near Wrattonbully It also receives a substantial number of visitors due to its proximity to the Coonawarra, Wrattonbully, and Padthaway wine regions. Coonawarra is a Wine region, on the Limestone Coast of South Australia, that is famous for the Wrattonbully is a wine region in South Australia 's South East between the Padthaway and Coonawarra regions between the Riddoch Highway and Padthaway ( population 218 is a town on the Riddoch Highway in the south-east of South Australia, halfway from Keith to Naracoorte.
Naracoorte is in the Naracoorte Lucindale Council, the state electoral district of MacKillop and the federal Division of Barker. The Naracoorte Lucindale Council is a local government area located inland from the Limestone Coast, adjacent to the Victorian border in south eastern Members for Victoria and MacKillop The Division of Barker is an Australian Electoral Division in the south-east of South Australia. The postcode is 5271.