Blind Bight, Victoria

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Blind Bight
Victoria
Blind Bight jetty.jpg
Population 1,238 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 3980
Location
LGA(s) City of Casey
State electorate(s) Hastings
Federal Division(s) Flinders

Blind Bight is a town in Victoria, Australia, 56 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district on the large bay of Western Port. Its local government area is the City of Casey. At the 2006 Census, Blind Bight had a population of 1,238.[2]

Blind Bight is a mangrove area, offering birdwatching opportunities and walking tracks along the foreshore and in surrounding bushland. The town contains a community centre, Sanjos general store, take-away food and post office, playground and basketball court, BMX tracks, and picnic facilities and a lookout over the bay. Of the coastal villages in the area it is the most populated and developed. Blind Bight Post Office opened on 25 July 1994. Blind Bight is a very low-wave-energy environment and is also quite sheltered and calm. [3]

It is serviced periodically by the 795 bus route operated by Cranbourne Transit.

Education[edit]

Most of the children in the area go to Tooradin Primary School, Koo Wee Rup Secondary College or Cranbourne Secondary College. School buses are operated by Westernport Road Lines, Cranbourne Transit and Berwick Bus Lines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census QuickStats: Blind Bight". Australia Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census QuickStats: Blind Bight". Australia Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 

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