Charlemont, Victoria

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Coordinates: 38°13′05″S 144°22′01″E / 38.218°S 144.367°E / -38.218; 144.367

Charlemont
GeelongVictoria
Population364 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s)3217
LGA(s)City of Greater Geelong
State electorate(s)South Barwon
Federal Division(s)Corangamite
Suburbs around Charlemont:
Marshall Belmont Breakwater
Grovedale Charlemont St Albans Park
Mount Duneed Armstrong Creek Moolap

Charlemont is a suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. At the 2016 Census, Charlemont had a population of 364.[1] It was gazetted in February 2012 as part of the Armstrong Creek Growth Area, from largely undeveloped land which had formerly been part of Grovedale and Marshall. [2][3][4]

The Charlemont Rise residential development in the suburb contains several streets named after characters and locations from the Game of Thrones television series and George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire novels on which the series is based.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Charlemont (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 September 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "General Gazette Number G8" (PDF). Victoria Government Gazette. Government of Victoria. 23 February 2012. p. 36. Retrieved 4 July 2014.
  3. ^ Woods, Eleanor (9 August 2011). "Charlemont 3217". Surf Coast Times. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Charlemont" (PDF). Department of Energy and Primary Industries. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 April 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Australian city names streets after Game of Thrones characters". The Guardian. 24 August 2017.