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Eildon is a town in Victoria, Australia. It is located near Lake Eildon, on the Goulburn Valley Highway, in the Shire of Murrindindi local government area. At the 2006 Census, Eildon had a population of 1186.
A Post Office named Eildon opened on 14 November 1890 and closed in 1893. Later a Post Office named Eildon Weir opened on 23 August 1915 and was renamed Eildon in about 1950.
The township was relocated to its present position when the new dam was built in the 1950s.
The lake that shares its name with the town is a renowned playground for water sports and camping.
Golfers play at the course of the Eildon Golf Club on Jamieson Road.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Elidon (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-12-05.
- Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11
- Full Points Footy, Yarra Valley Mountain District, retrieved 2008-07-25[dead link]
- Golf Select, Eildon, retrieved 2009-05-11
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