Gellibrand River

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Gellibrand River
Basin countries Victoria, Australia

The Gellibrand River is a river in southwestern Victoria, Australia. It arises in the Otway Ranges near Beech Forest and enters Bass Strait at Princetown.

It was named after Joseph Gellibrand, a solicitor from Van Diemen's Land.[1][2]


  1. ^ Blake, Les (1977), Place names of Victoria, Adelaide: Rigby, p. 294, ISBN 0-7270-0250-3 , cited in Bird (2006)
  2. ^ Bird, Eric (12 October 2006). "Place Names on the Coast of Victoria" (PDF). The Australian National Placename Survey (ANPS). Retrieved 2010-09-10. 

Coordinates: 38°34′33″S 143°20′11″E / 38.57583°S 143.33639°E / -38.57583; 143.33639