DC of Orroroo/Carrieton

Towns

Orroroo

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 Council Information
Population

954

Area

3323

Key industry sectors

Kangaroo Processing Tourism Farming

Key employers

Family-run farms (sheep and cropping) and business local government and state government (ie schools, health)

Transportation services/infrastructure

Road

Business Potential

Small business growth

Median house price range

$115,000

# Preschools

1

# Primary Schools

1

# Secondary Schools

1

# TAFE Colleges

0

# Public Hospitals

1

# Community Health Services

1

Shopping Facilities Include

Good range of small local businesses, hospitality, one of the greatest butchers in SA, coffee and gift shops, two pubs, pharmacy, art gallery and IT service provider Froling Enterprises

Natural Environments

Orroroo is typically dry and arid. With an average rainfall from 1868 to 2006 of 333.8mm. The mean maximum temperature is 24.7°C and the mean minimum is 13.6°C. Rolling hills, great off-road driving in the Bendelby Ranges, and Horseshoe Range. Small local national parks, lots of farming land, wide open skies.

Lifestyle Strengths

Very quiet, quite isolated. Get to know your neighbours REALLY well! Community spirit strong, Orroroo done lots to be involved in tourism in the recent past. Clean, well serviced, good customer service, friendly people, love to have a conversation, open to 'outsiders'. Attractions include: Giant Gum Tree, Early Settlers Cottage, Tank Hill Lookout, Aboriginal Carvings, Orroroo Historical Society, Goyder's Line, Walloway Train Memorial, Magnetic Hill (can watch your car roll uphill!), Black Rock Conservation Park, Horseshow Range, Carrieton Rodeo, Carrieton Campdraft

Industries

Agriculture, sheep farming, some tourism

# Sporting Clubs

17

# Clubs (Misc.)

3

General Phone

8658 1260

General Fax

8658 1434

General Email

council@orroroo.sa.gov.au

URL

http://www.orroroo.sa.gov.au

Street Address

17 Second Street, ORROROO SA, SA, Australia, 5431

Postal Address

PO Box 3, ORROROO SA, SA, Australia, 5431