Minlaton is one of the more central towns on the Yorke Peninsula. Minlaton is also a junction town. Minlaton claims to be the Barley Capitol of Australia, and is also home to the red single winged Red Devil. Wide streets and a strong heritage profile are the hallmarks of Minlaton. A stopover at Minlaton will not disappoint.
There is no 'wiki' reason for why Minlaton is named Minlaton.
Minlaton was the home town of Harry Butler, a World War I flying ace. His Bristol M1 has been restored and is preserved in pride of place in a building the centre of the town. When he flew an air mail run from Adelaide across Gulf St Vincent to Minlaton in 1919, it was the first over-water flight in the Southern Hemisphere.
Minlaton is in the District Council of Yorke Peninsula, the federal Division of Greyand the state electoral district of Goyder.