Terowie is a small town in the Mid North region of South Australia located 220 kilometres (137 mi) north of the state capital of Adelaide. It is located in the Regional Council of Goyder. Terowie retains a number of authentic and well preserved 1880s buildings, and has been declared a “historic town”. It also remains a town of interest to those interested in rail history. Although now a very small town with few facilities, Terowie remains a popular destination for photographers, historians, and rail buffs. At the 2016 census, Terowie had a population of 131. Best places to be in Terowie are Lancelot, Ulooloo, and Yongala. Some suburb around Terowie are Franklyn, and Wonna.