Dixons Creek, Victoria

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Dixons Creek
Victoria
DixonsCreekPrimarySchool.JPG
Primary school
Dixons Creek is located in Melbourne
Dixons Creek
Dixons Creek
Coordinates 37°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
Population 336 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3775
Elevation 160 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 2011 census, Dixons Creek had a population of 336.[1][2]

The Post Office opened around 1902 and closed in 1967.[3]

Dixons Creek has a primary school, with currently 96 students. It is part of the Wollombi Cluster (11 small schools in the area).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Dixons Creek (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Dixons Creek Estate". 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  4. ^ "Map of Dixons Creek".