Addington, Victoria

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Addington
Victoria
Addington Pioneer Memorial.JPG
Pioneer memorial at Addington, 2017
Addington is located in City of Ballarat
Addington
Addington
Coordinates37°23′S 143°41′E / 37.383°S 143.683°E / -37.383; 143.683Coordinates: 37°23′S 143°41′E / 37.383°S 143.683°E / -37.383; 143.683
Population71 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3352
Location
LGA(s)City of Ballarat
State electorate(s)Ripon
Federal Division(s)Ballarat

Addington is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is located at the junction of Langi Kal-Kal Road and Edmonston Road, about 28 kilometres north-west of Ballarat.

The town began as an agricultural settlement around Addington Railway Station. A state school opened in 1860 under the name Ercildoune, and the area was known to the postal service as Mount Bolton. The school changed its name to Addington in about 1900. The Post Office opened on 1 May 1858 as Mount Bolton, was renamed Addington in 1892 and closed in 1967.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Addington (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11

External links[edit]

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