Curlewis, Victoria

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Curlewis
Victoria
Curlewis is located in City of Greater Geelong
Curlewis
Curlewis
Coordinates 38°11′S 144°30′E / 38.183°S 144.500°E / -38.183; 144.500Coordinates: 38°11′S 144°30′E / 38.183°S 144.500°E / -38.183; 144.500
Population 399 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 3222
LGA(s) City of Greater Geelong
State electorate(s) Bellarine
Federal Division(s) Corio
Localities around Curlewis:
Port Phillip Port Phillip Clifton Springs
Leopold Curlewis Drysdale
Leopold Wallington Wallington

Curlewis is a bounded rural locality of the City of Greater Geelong local government area on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. At the 2006 census, Curlewis had a population of 399.

History[edit]

Curlewis Post Office opened on 1 November 1866 and closed in 1973.[2] Coryule Homestead, located in McDermott Road, is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.[3]

Today[edit]

Golfers play at the Curlewis Golf Club on Portarlington Road.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Curlewis (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-10-01. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  3. ^ "Coriyule Homestead (H0272)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
  4. ^ Golf Select, Curlewis, retrieved 2009-05-11