Carrajung, Victoria

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Carrajung
Victoria
Carrajung is located in Shire of Wellington
Carrajung
Carrajung
Coordinates 38°22′S 146°41′E / 38.367°S 146.683°E / -38.367; 146.683Coordinates: 38°22′S 146°41′E / 38.367°S 146.683°E / -38.367; 146.683
Postcode(s) 3844
Elevation 700 m (2,297 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Wellington
County Buln Buln
State electorate(s) Gippsland South
Federal Division(s) Gippsland
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
35 °C
95 °F
-2 °C
28 °F
760 mm
29.9 in

Carrajung is a town in eastern Victoria, Australia. Carrajung is situated between Yarram and Traralgon, about 5 kilometres from the Hyland Highway at a height of approximately 520 meters above sea level. Carrajung is situated close to the eastern end of the Grand Ridge Road.

It has a population of around 100 people. Carrajung has a football oval, one church,a community hall and a primary school that is now closed.

Carrajung Post Office opened on 1 November 1887 and closed in 1974. Carrajung Lower, nearby, had a Post Office open from 1902 until 1911, and from 1922 until 1969 although known as Bruthen Creek until 1926.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11