Black Hill - SA

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Position

DEG: -34.70213 139.45758
DMS: 34º 42' 7.67" S 139º 27' 27.29" E
UTM: 54 H 6158906mN 358737mE
Altitude: 58.59m

Description

Place Type

Population - Place Name

Location

82.51kms East of Adelaide
603.19kms NorthWest of Melbourne

Address & Contact

Black Hill Rocks Rd
Black Hill SA 5353
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Black Hill was first settled in 1890. The township is situated some 110 kms north east of Adelaide, nestled in a valley on the River Marne, named after a sister river in France. Black Hill which was named FRIEDENSTHAL (Valley of Peace) prior to World War 1 was first owned as a station by Thomas R Reynolds. In 1891, this land was subdivided and purchased by families, many of whom still have descendants living at Black Hill today.

The name Black Hill was derived from the native pines on the granite hill, as these trees together with the black granite accentuated the hills for many miles. Very few places in South Australia can match the superb spread of eucalypltus along the Marne Valley.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Pallamana at 02/04:30am CDT
Distance from Black Hill 45.46km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
13.4°C9.8°C57%5.0°C1022.1hPa0.0mmW13km/hr
7knots
17km/hr
9knots

Closest Climatic Station

Nuriootpa Viticultural
Distance from Black Hill 48.38km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C30.029.525.721.917.414.013.414.817.820.725.227.1
Mean Min. °C14.514.611.78.96.75.14.55.06.88.111.012.4
Mean Rain mm15.423.430.133.547.854.152.554.658.538.533.336.8

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