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Bethany, South Australia

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Bethany, South Australia

South Australia
Bethany as viewed from Mengler Hill
Bethany is located in South Australia
Established 1842
Postcode(s) 5352
Elevation 283 m (928 ft)
Location 2 km (1 mi) from Tanunda
LGA(s) Barossa Council
Region Barossa Valley
State electorate(s) Schubert
Federal Division(s) Wakefield

Bethany (postcode 5352) is a small village about 2 km south-east of Tanunda in the Barossa Valley. It was originally named Bethanien, but was changed during World War I in an attempt to remove all German place names from Australia.

Bethany was the first settlement in the Barossa Valley area. It was settled in 1842, by Gotthard Fritzsche on the Skjold.

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  • History of Bethany
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