Caloote, South Australia

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South Australia
Caloote is located in South Australia
Coordinates 34°57′51″S 139°15′36″E / 34.96417°S 139.26000°E / -34.96417; 139.26000Coordinates: 34°57′51″S 139°15′36″E / 34.96417°S 139.26000°E / -34.96417; 139.26000
Population 273 (2011 census)[1]
Established 1885
Postcode(s) 2539
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s) Barker
Localities around Caloote:
Tepko Caloote Ponde
Pallamana Mypolonga Zadows Landing, Wall Flat

Caloote is a town and its surrounding locality on the right bank of the Murray River in the Mid Murray Council in South Australia. The southern extent of the locality is in the Rural City of Murray Bridge.

Caloote was developed as a private subdivision in 1885 by Carl C Rathmann.[2]

A Citizens' Military Force training campsite was established at Caloote in the early 1950s.[3]

In 2011 the population of Caloote was 273.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Caloote (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Placename Details: Caloote". Property Location Browser Report. Government of South Australia. 15 October 2009. SA0011722. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Army Engineers For Caloote". The Chronicle. 94 (5, 320). Adelaide. 6 December 1951. p. 8. Retrieved 17 June 2017 – via National Library of Australia.

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