Dixons Creek, Victoria

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Dixons Creek
Victoria
DixonsCreekPrimarySchool.JPG
Primary school
Dixons Creek is located in Melbourne
Dixons Creek
Dixons Creek
Coordinates37°36′S 145°25′E / 37.600°S 145.417°E / -37.600; 145.417Coordinates: 37°36′S 145°25′E / 37.600°S 145.417°E / -37.600; 145.417
Population334 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3775
Elevation160 m (525 ft)
Location
LGA(s)Shire of Yarra Ranges
State electorate(s)Eildon
Federal Division(s)McEwen
Localities around Dixons Creek:
Kinglake Castella Toolangi
Steels Creek Dixons Creek Chum Creek
Yarra Glen Tarrawarra Healesville

Dixons Creek is a town in Victoria, Australia, 46 km north-east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2016 census, Dixons Creek had a population of 334.[1]

The Post Office opened around 1902 and closed in 1967.[2]

Dixons Creek has a primary school, with currently 7 students. It is part of the Wollombi Cluster (11 small schools in the area).[3]

Dixons Creek was hit hard by the Black Saturday fires and many houses were unfortunately destroyed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2016 Census QuickStats Dixons Creek". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  2. ^ Phoenix Auctions History, Post Office List, retrieved 22 February 2021
  3. ^ "Map of Dixons Creek".