|Population||155 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||Golden Plains Shire|
Gheringhap is a rural township near Geelong, Victoria, Australia, located approximately 83 km southwest of Melbourne, between Geelong and Meredith on the Midland Highway. Gheringhap is located in the Golden Plains Shire.
The town is located at the junction of the Geelong-Ballarat railway and the Western standard gauge railway which connects Melbourne and Adelaide. Railpage Australia operates a "Railcam" at Gheringhap, which photographs freight and passenger train movements.
Graham Elliot Operates a sightings database recording (in conjunction with the Railcams) all train movements over the past 10 years. A summary of train movements is posted weekly to the Gheringhap Discussion Group.
Gheringhap Post Office opened on 1 April 1869 and closed in 1968. Gheringhap School opened in 1858 and closed in 1906 due to falling attendances.
Hap means place in the local native language Gheran - timber. Moolap - Mool hap.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Gheringhap (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
- "Rail Geelong - Gallery - Gheringhap". www.railgeelong.com. Retrieved 2008-11-10.
- "Railpage Gheringhap Loop Railcam Project". www.railpage.com.au. Retrieved 2013-11-25.
- "Railpage Gheringhap Loop Discussions". www.railpage.com.au. Retrieved 2017-04-16.
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2008-04-11.
- Blake, L. J. (1973). Vision and Realisation: A Centenary History of State Education in Victoria (Volume 2). Education Department of Victoria. p. 1008.
- Railpage Australia - Gheringhap Loop - Latest Sighting
- Gheringhap Loop - Lineside Information Guide
- Railpage Railcam Listing
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