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Finniss, South Australia

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State electorate(s)  Heysen
Local time  Sunday 12:52 PM
Federal division  Division of Mayo
Finniss  Milang
Lga  Alexandrina Council
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Weather  22°C, Wind W at 23 km/h, 58% Humidity

Finniss (formerly Queen's Own Town) is a settlement in South Australia. It is on the Victor Harbor railway line just the Adelaide side of where it crosses the Finniss River.

Map of Finniss SA 5255, Australia

The town was originally surveyed with the name Queen's Own Town (after the Queens Own Regiment of Foot) in 1867 as the railway line was being extended from Goolwa to Strathalbyn. The name of the town was not changed to Finniss until 1940, although the adjacent railway station had already been named Finniss in honour of an early surveyor and the first Premier of South Australia, Colonel Boyle Travers Finniss.


Finniss, South Australia Wikipedia

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