Cobaw, Victoria

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Entering Cobaw
Cobaw is located in Shire of Macedon Ranges
Coordinates 37°16′S 144°38′E / 37.267°S 144.633°E / -37.267; 144.633Coordinates: 37°16′S 144°38′E / 37.267°S 144.633°E / -37.267; 144.633
Postcode(s) 3442
Elevation 490 m (1,608 ft)
LGA(s) Shire of Macedon Ranges
State electorate(s) Macedon
Federal Division(s) McEwen
Localities around Cobaw:
Carlsruhe Cobaw Range / State Forest. Benloch
Carlsruhe Cobaw Lancefield
Newham Newham Rochford

Cobaw is a locality in the Macedon Ranges Shire, in Victoria, situated on Dry Creek.

The Cobaw area formerly had its own Post Office and State school,[1] now closed.

Cobaw Post Office opened on 1 December 1887 and closed in 1952.[2]

The Cobaw Range is a section of the Great Dividing Range north of the settlement, running roughly east-west. The ranges are mainly granitic and reach a maximum height of 760m. Most of the western parts of this range are within the boundaries of the Cobaw State Forest.


  1. ^ Victorian Municipal Directory. Brunswick: Arnall & Jackson. 1956. p. 751. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2008-04-11.