Dublin is a small town on the Adelaide Plains, 61 kms north of Adelaide in the centre of farmland and rural industry.
The population is around 250 and the area is home to a growing commuter population, as is the nearby small township of Windsor.
The area known as the Hundred of Dublin was named by the Governor of South Australian, Sir Richard Graves MacDonnell after his birthplace, Dublin, the capital of Ireland. Governor MacDonnell was the 6th Governor of South Australia from June 8th 1855- March 4th 1862. His name is perpetuated by the MacDonnell Ranges, Alice Springs, named by Explorer John McDouall Stuart.
For more about Dublin SA and surrounds click here: History