Tynong, Victoria

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Tynong
Victoria
Tynong is located in Melbourne
Tynong
Tynong
Coordinates 38°05′00″S 145°37′00″E / 38.083333°S 145.616667°E / -38.083333; 145.616667Coordinates: 38°05′00″S 145°37′00″E / 38.083333°S 145.616667°E / -38.083333; 145.616667
Population 683 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 3813
Elevation 135 m (443 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) McMillan
Localities around Tynong:
Nar Nar Goon North Tynong North Garfield North
Nar Nar Goon Tynong Garfield
Cora Lynn Cora Lynn Iona

Tynong is a town in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 66 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Cardinia. At the 2011 Census, Tynong had a population of 683.[2]

Tynong was settled in the early 1880s and the Post Office opened on 1 November 1882.[3]

Places of interest include Gumbuya Park, Mill Valley Ranch and Tynong railway station.

Tynong is notable for the granodiorite quarried from the area for the construction of the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census QuickStats: Tynong". Australia Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census QuickStats: Tynong". Australia Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 

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