Fryerstown, Victoria

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Fryerstown
Victoria
Fryerstown is located in Shire of Mount Alexander
Fryerstown
Fryerstown
Coordinates 37°08′S 144°15′E / 37.133°S 144.250°E / -37.133; 144.250Coordinates: 37°08′S 144°15′E / 37.133°S 144.250°E / -37.133; 144.250
Population 320 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3451
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Mount Alexander
State electorate(s) Macedon
Federal Division(s) Bendigo
Localities around Fryerstown:
Campbells Creek Chewton Barkers Creek
Muckleford Fryerstown Elphinstone
Yandoit Yandoit Drummond North

Fryerstown is a small town in the "goldfields" region of Victoria, Australia.

At the 2011 census, Fryerstown and the surrounding area had a population of 320,[1] which peaked at 15,000 during the Victorian gold rush.

The Post Office opened on 19 April 1854 as Fryer's Creek, was renamed Fryerstown in 1856, and closed in 1975.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Fryerstown (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008 

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