Glengarry, Victoria

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Glengarry
Victoria
Glengarry is located in Victoria
Glengarry
Glengarry
Coordinates 38°08′S 146°33′E / 38.133°S 146.550°E / -38.133; 146.550Coordinates: 38°08′S 146°33′E / 38.133°S 146.550°E / -38.133; 146.550
Population 677 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 3854
Location
LGA(s) City of Latrobe
State electorate(s) Morwell
Federal Division(s) Gippsland

Glengarry is a town in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the City of Latrobe local government area, 169 kilometres (105 mi) south east of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2006 census, Glengarry had a population of 677.[1]

History[edit]

Glengarry was established after the railway arrived from Traralgon in 1883. The Post Office opened on 1 January 1884 as La Trobe Railway Station and was renamed Glengarry in December of that year.[2]

Today[edit]

The town has an Australian Rules football team competing in the North Gippsland Football League.

See also[edit]

Glengarry railway station

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Glengarry (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11