GLENELG, a municipal town and watering place of Adelaide county, South Australia, on Holdfast Bay, 6$ m. by rail S.S.W. of the city of Adelaide. Pop. (1901) 3949. It is a popular summer resort, connected with Adelaide by two lines of railway. In the vicinity is the " Old Gum Tree " under which South Australia was proclaimed British territory by Governor Hindmarsh in 1836.
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)