Newhaven, Victoria

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Newhaven
Victoria
Newhaven sanremo bridge.jpg
Bridge connecting Newhaven with the adjacent town of San Remo.
Newhaven is located in Bass Coast Shire
Newhaven
Newhaven
Coordinates 38°30′45″S 145°21′30″E / 38.51250°S 145.35833°E / -38.51250; 145.35833Coordinates: 38°30′45″S 145°21′30″E / 38.51250°S 145.35833°E / -38.51250; 145.35833
Population 428 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3925
Location
LGA(s) Bass Coast Shire
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) Flinders

Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Located on Phillip Island, adjacent to the channel known as The Narrows, it is the town on the island side of the bridge linking Phillip Island to the mainland. At the 2006 census, Newhaven had a population of 428.

The Post Office opened on 1 January 1873 and closed in 1975.[2]

The town's economy is primarily based around retirement living and tourism, and has a fine Yacht Club with marina. Atlantis Nereus tidal turbines are installed at Newhaven.[3] In 1980, Newhaven College was established and Newhaven Primary School has been situated in Newhaven for a great number of years.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Newhaven (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-10-01. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
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