Cardross, Victoria

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Cardross
Victoria
Cardross General Store.jpg
Cardross General Store
Cardross is located in Rural City of Mildura
Cardross
Cardross
Coordinates 34°18′S 142°09′E / 34.300°S 142.150°E / -34.300; 142.150Coordinates: 34°18′S 142°09′E / 34.300°S 142.150°E / -34.300; 142.150
Population 739 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3496
Location
LGA(s) Rural City of Mildura
Region Sunraysia
State electorate(s) Mildura
Federal Division(s) Division of Mallee
Localities around Cardross:
Irymple Irymple Irymple
Koorlong Cardross Red Cliffs
Koorlong Red Cliffs Red Cliffs

Cardross is a small town approximately 15 km south east of Mildura, in north western Victoria, Australia. At the 2006 census, Cardross and the surrounding area had a population of 739.[1] It was the site of a road fatality in February 2006, in which six teenagers were killed in a hit-run accident.

Cardross named after the Scottish village was established as a farming community in the 1920s, the Post Office opening on 15 June 1925.[2]

Cardross has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Millewa Football League.

Entering Cardross

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Cardross (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-07-25. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 

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