Wilkins Highway

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Wilkins Highway
South Australia
Wilkins Highway is located in South Australia
west end
west end
east end
east end
General information
Type Highway
Length 85 km (53 mi)[1]
Route number(s)
  • B79 western end to Jamestown
  • B78 Jamestown to Hallett
Major junctions
west end Augusta Highway (A1) 17km south of Port Pirie
east end Barrier Highway (A32) at Hallett
Major settlements
Highway system

The Wilkins Highway is an east-west route across the Mid North region of South Australia. It runs from the Augusta Highway south of Port Pirie east to the Barrier Highway, at the town of Hallett near where Sir Hubert Wilkins was born.

Major intersections

LGA[2] Location[2] km[1] mi Destinations[1][2] Notes
Port Pirie Regional Council Warnertown 0 0.0 Augusta HighwayPort Pirie 17km south of Port Pirie
6 3.7 Beetaloo Valley Road/Hughes Gap Road – Crystal Brook
Northern Areas Council Huddleston 11 6.8 Possum Park Road – Laura
Gladstone 19 12 Horrocks Highway – Laura, Clare
Caltowie 36 22 – Laura eastbound traffic turns right; westbound traffic turns left
Jamestown 49 30
Wilkins Highway is west of Jamestown and east of Jamestown
Regional Council of Goyder Hallett 85 53 Barrier HighwayBurra, Broken Hill, New South Wales


  1. ^ a b c Google (18 September 2014). "Driving the Wilkins Highway" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
  2. ^ a b c A.J.Miazzo (16 December 2013). "Naming of State Rural Roads - Mid North" (PDF). Government of South Australia. Rack Plan 869. Retrieved 17 September 2014.

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