Cann River, Victoria

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Cann River
Monaro Highway start.jpg
The junction of the Monaro Highway with the Princes Highway
Cann River is located in Shire of East Gippsland
Cann River
Cann River
Coordinates 37°34′0″S 149°09′0″E / 37.56667°S 149.15000°E / -37.56667; 149.15000Coordinates: 37°34′0″S 149°09′0″E / 37.56667°S 149.15000°E / -37.56667; 149.15000
Population 169 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3890
Elevation 97 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 in Australia. The town is located on the Cann River at the junction of the Princess Highway and the Monaro Highway, in the Shire of East Gippsland. At the 2011 census, Cann River had a population of 169 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 bus service between Canberra and Bairnsdale, that operates three times per week.[3]

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


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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Cann River (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map of Cann River, VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 11 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Capital Link timetable" (PDF). V/Line. 28 April 2013. Retrieved 11 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Post Office List", Premier Postal History, retrieved 11 April 2008 

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