Quorn, South Australia

Quorn is a small town in the north of South Australia, 39 kilometers north-east of Port Augusta. In a census in 2001 Quorn had 988 inhabitants, in 2006 there were 1,068.


The city was founded in 1878 by Godfrey Walsh in the course of construction of the Great Northern Railway and named for Quorn in the UK. The track between Quorn and Port Augusta is run by the Pichi Richi Railway ( PRR), a railway museum, named after the Pichi Richi Pass, which crosses the path traveled.