Corindhap, Victoria

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Corindhap
Victoria
Corindhap is located in Golden Plains Shire
Corindhap
Corindhap
Coordinates 37°53′0″S 143°44′0″E / 37.88333°S 143.73333°E / -37.88333; 143.73333Coordinates: 37°53′0″S 143°44′0″E / 37.88333°S 143.73333°E / -37.88333; 143.73333
Postcode(s) 3352
Location
LGA(s) Golden Plains Shire
State electorate(s) Polwarth
Federal Division(s) Corangamite
Localities around Corindhap:
Rokewood Junction Dereel Dereel
Rokewood Junction Corindhap Dereel
Rokewood
Rokewood Rokewood Rokewood

Corindhap is a town in the Australian state of Victoria located on the Ballarat-Colac Road, 38.9 km from Ballarat and 62.9 km from Colac. Formerly known as Break O'Day.

History[edit]

The town was established during the gold mining days, when it was much more populous. The Post Office, opened on 25 January 1868, was known as Break O'Day until 1876, and closed in 1993.[1]

Today[edit]

With a present population about 100, Corindhap has a pub, a church, a hall, an oval and a wide variety of homes. It has an Australian rules football team in conjunction with the neighbouring township of Rokewood. It previously competed in the Lexton Plains Football League, but the league folded at the end of the 2010 season. The team now play in the Central Highlands Football League.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  2. ^ Full Points Footy, Rokewood-Corindhap, retrieved 2009-04-15