Cann River, Victoria

Coordinates: 37°34′0″S 149°09′0″E / 37.56667°S 149.15000°E / -37.56667; 149.15000
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Cann River
The junction of the Monaro Highway with the Princes Highway
Cann River is located in Shire of East Gippsland
Cann River
Cann River
Coordinates37°34′0″S 149°09′0″E / 37.56667°S 149.15000°E / -37.56667; 149.15000
Population194 (2016 census)[1]
Elevation97 m (318 ft)[2]
LGA(s)Shire of East Gippsland
State electorate(s)Gippsland East
Federal division(s)Gippsland

Cann River is a town in the East Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. The town is located on the Cann River at the junction of the Princes Highway and the Monaro Highway, in the Shire of East Gippsland. At the 2016 census, Cann River had a population of 194 people.


The town is close to the Lind, Coopracambra, Croajingolong, and Alfred national parks, and is a popular stopping point for travellers between Melbourne and Sydney using the Princes Highway route. Public transport services are provided to the town by V/Line, a coach service between Canberra and Bairnsdale, that operates three times per week.[3]

The post office opened on 1 July 1890.[4]


In the 2016 Census, there were 194 people in Cann River. 85.3% of people were born in Australia and 86.3% of people spoke only English at home.[1]


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  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Cann River (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
  2. ^ "Map of Cann River, VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 11 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Capital Link timetable". V/Line. 31 January 2021. Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Post Office List", Phoenix Auctions History, retrieved 6 February 2021

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