Anderson, Victoria

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Anderson
Victoria
Anderson entrance.jpg
Anderson is located in Bass Coast Shire
Anderson
Anderson
Coordinates 38°31′35″S 145°26′48″E / 38.52639°S 145.44667°E / -38.52639; 145.44667Coordinates: 38°31′35″S 145°26′48″E / 38.52639°S 145.44667°E / -38.52639; 145.44667
Postcode(s) 3995
LGA(s) Bass Coast Shire
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) Flinders

Anderson is a locality in Victoria, Australia. The roundabout which the locality is centralised around has been named the Anderson Roundabout which is all the town is thought of today.

The town (and a nearby inlet) is named after the Anderson brothers, one of the first Europeans to settle in the area.[1][2]

History[edit]

The town was once a large farming and transport town as freight was moved up and down the railway line.

There was formerly a railway station (opened 1910) located on the Wonthaggi line. The station closed along with the line during 1978 due to poor patronage.

The Anderson Post Office (opened as Anderson Railway Station office) opened 1936 and closed 1971.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ About Inverloch
  2. ^ Anderson Inlet Boating Area
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office details". Retrieved 2009-01-06.