Hesket, Victoria

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Hesket
Victoria
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Hesket Primary School
Hesket is located in Shire of Macedon Ranges
Hesket
Hesket
Coordinates 37°21′S 144°37′E / 37.350°S 144.617°E / -37.350; 144.617Coordinates: 37°21′S 144°37′E / 37.350°S 144.617°E / -37.350; 144.617
Postcode(s) 3442
Elevation 650 m (2,133 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Macedon Ranges
State electorate(s) Macedon
Federal Division(s) McEwen
Localities around Hesket:
Newham Newham Rochford
Woodend Hesket Romsey
Mount Macedon Mount Macedon Kerrie

Hesket is a locality in the Macedon Ranges Shire, in Victoria, Australia on the northern side of the Mount Macedon Range. The settlement was originally known as Ferny Creek.[1]

Hesket Post Office opened on 1 November 1866 and closed in 1971.[2]

Today the locality consists of the Hesket Primary School (State School 1004) and the Hesket-Kerrie CFA fire station.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Gavin (1994). All Wild and Lonely Bush. Romsey: Shire of Romsey Book Committee. ISBN 0-646-23834-5. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2008-04-11.