Fentons Creek, Victoria

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Fentons Creek
Victoria
Fentonscreek-chapel.jpg
The church at Fentons Creek
Fentons Creek is located in Shire of Loddon
Fentons Creek
Fentons Creek
Coordinates 36°33′33″S 143°32′21″E / 36.55917°S 143.53917°E / -36.55917; 143.53917Coordinates: 36°33′33″S 143°32′21″E / 36.55917°S 143.53917°E / -36.55917; 143.53917
Population 115 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3518
Elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Loddon
State electorate(s) Ripon
Federal Division(s) Murray

Fentons Creek is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is located near Wedderburn in the Loddon Shire. A creek with the same name runs along the edge of the township. At the 2006 census, the suburb had a population of 115.[1]

The CFA shed

The town covers a large area. At a central spot there is a Country Fire Authority station/shed, a chapel and an old schoolhouse that is no longer used. The chapel is struggling to stay open but still holds services with a priest from Heathcote because of supportive locals.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Fentons Creek (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-01-27.