Mount Compass - South Australia
Mount Compass is a town in the Fleurieu Peninsula, on the A13 south of Adelaide, and North of Victor Harbour. It is a small community, traditionally supported by farming. Both market gardens and dairy have proved lucrative in the area.
The name is said to have come from the 1840s, when Governor Gawler supposedly lost his compass near the site.
There is also a local area school that covers from years R-12 with the focus farm project that is run on the adjacent farm to the school.