Avonsleigh, Victoria

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Avonsleigh
Victoria
Avonsleigh is located in Melbourne
Avonsleigh
Avonsleigh
Location in metropolitan Melbourne
Coordinates 37°55′30″S 145°28′55″E / 37.92500°S 145.48194°E / -37.92500; 145.48194Coordinates: 37°55′30″S 145°28′55″E / 37.92500°S 145.48194°E / -37.92500; 145.48194
Population 735 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3782
Location 47 km (29 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s) Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s) Gembrook
Federal Division(s) Flinders

Avonsleigh is a town in Victoria, Australia, 47 km east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Cardinia. At the 2011 Census, Avonsleigh had a population of 735.[2]

History[edit]

The Post Office opened as Koenig's in 1902, was renamed Avonsleigh in 1911 and closed in 1985.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census QuickStats: Avonsleigh". Australia Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census QuickStats: Avonsleigh". Australia Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 

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