Exford, Victoria

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Exford
Victoria
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Exford Primary School
Exford is located in Melbourne
Exford
Exford
Coordinates37°44′42″S 144°33′32″E / 37.74500°S 144.55889°E / -37.74500; 144.55889Coordinates: 37°44′42″S 144°33′32″E / 37.74500°S 144.55889°E / -37.74500; 144.55889
Population107 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s)3338
Elevation92 m (302 ft)
Location
LGA(s)City of Melton
State electorate(s)Melton
Federal Division(s)Gorton
Localities around Exford:
Brookfield Parwan Brookfield Brookfield
Parwan Exford Melton South
Balliang East Eynesbury Mount Cottrell

Exford is a town in Victoria, Australia, 51 km west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Melton local government area. Exford recorded a population of 107 at the 2016 Census.

The town is located on the west and south bank of the Melton Reservoir, which was completed in 1916 to supply the Werribee Irrigation District, and also functions as a recreation site with barbecue and picnic facilities. Exford Post Office opened on 1 September 1911 and closed in 1964.[2]

Exford is home to the Melbourne Runabout and Speedboat Club. A primary school with 200 students is also based in Exford.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Exford (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008

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