Cardinia, Victoria

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Cardinia
Victoria
Cardinia Aerial.jpg
Aerial photo from the south-west
Population 376 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s) 3978
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) McMillan

Cardinia is a town in Victoria, Australia, 52 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Shire of Cardinia local government area. Cardinia recorded a population of 376 at the 2016 Census.

Cardinia is located between Pakenham and Tooradin on the south-eastern fringe of Melbourne.

The Post Office opened on 1 September 1881, was known as Cardinia Creek until 1912, and closed in 1970.[2]

Cardinia is part of the Australian Rules ROC Football Club (Rythdale, Officer, Cardinia) competing in the Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Cardinia (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2017-09-16.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008 

Coordinates: 38°08′49″S 145°25′23″E / 38.147°S 145.423°E / -38.147; 145.423