Glenmaggie, Victoria

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Glenmaggie
Victoria
Lake Glenmaggie 01.jpg
Lake Glenmaggie
Glenmaggie is located in Shire of Wellington
Glenmaggie
Glenmaggie
Coordinates 37°54′S 146°45′E / 37.900°S 146.750°E / -37.900; 146.750Coordinates: 37°54′S 146°45′E / 37.900°S 146.750°E / -37.900; 146.750
Population 405 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3858
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Wellington
State electorate(s) Gippsland East
Federal Division(s) Gippsland

Glenmaggie is a town in Victoria, Australia, located on the shores of Lake Glenmaggie, in the Shire of Wellington. At the 2006 census, Glenmaggie and the surrounding area had a population of 405.[1]

Glenmaggie Post Office opened on 1 January 1872 and closed in 1986.[2]

Lake Glenmaggie is popular for waterskiing and boating. On 14 March 1942, a RAAF Wirraway crashed into the lake, killing the pilot.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Glenmaggie (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-08-04. 
  2. ^ "Post Office List", Premier Postal History, retrieved 11 April 2008 
  3. ^ Dunn, Peter. "CRASH OF A WIRRAWAY INTO LAKE GLENMAGGIE, EAST GIPPSLAND, VIC ABOUT 5KM NORTH OF HEYFIELD ON 14 MARCH 1942". www.ozatwar.com. Retrieved 30 January 2013.