Clarkefield, Victoria

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Clarkefield
Victoria
Clarkefield Victoria.jpg
Station Street
Clarkefield is located in Shire of Macedon Ranges
Clarkefield
Clarkefield
Coordinates 37°29′S 144°45′E / 37.483°S 144.750°E / -37.483; 144.750Coordinates: 37°29′S 144°45′E / 37.483°S 144.750°E / -37.483; 144.750
Population 433 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3430[2]
Elevation 308 m (1,010 ft)
Location
LGA(s)
County Bourke
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s) McEwen
Localities around Clarkefield:
Riddells Creek Bolinda Chintin
Gisborne Clarkefield Kalkallo
Sunbury Wildwood Mickleham

Clarkefield (/ˈklɑrkfld/, locally [ˈklaːkfiːld]) is a town in Victoria, Australia, 46 kilometres (29 mi) northwest of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Hume[2] and Shire of Macedon Ranges. At the 2011 Census, Clarkefield had a population of 433.

The Post Office opened on 1 January 1862 and was known as Lancefield Road until 1881, Lancefield Junction until 1926 and closed in 1982.[3]

Jacksons Creek, a tributary of the Maribyrnong river at Clarkefield

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Clarkefield (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-06-22. 
  2. ^ a b "Postcodes within Hume City Council". Hume City Council. Retrieved 2008-01-13. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2008-04-11.