County/Riding Hundred of Napperby
Region/Metropolitan area District Council of Port Pirie
State/Province South Australia
Nation Australia
Year founded 1874
Population (est. or census 200x)

The Hundred of Napperby is a small farming community 11 kilometres east of Port Pirie, South Australia. It is nestled against the west face of the Southern Flinders Ranges.

The area was originally part of the Bowman Brothers pastoral lease, before being divided up for a hundred. The Hundred was named by Governor Musgrave on 11th June 1874 and took the name from the Native language. Thomas Brown Turner was the first land holder in the area, taking up land in 1874.


94 square miles

Notable inhabitantsEdit

Historic sites and museumsEdit

There is a plaque in the town that recognises the first settlers in the Napperby area.

Genealogy resourcesEdit

Local librariesEdit

Port Pirie Regional Library

Town/City clerk contactsEdit

Port Pirie City Council

External linksEdit




  • Place Names Online - South Australian State Gazetter
  • Flinders Ranges and Outback Visitor and Information Guide

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