Gisborne South, Victoria

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Gisborne South
Victoria
Gisborne South aerial.jpg
Aerial photo of Gisborne South
Population 742 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3437
Elevation 443 m (1,453 ft)
LGA(s) Shire of Macedon Ranges
State electorate(s) Macedon
Federal Division(s) McEwen
Localities around Gisborne South:
Gisborne Gisborne Riddells Creek
Bullengarook Gisborne South Sunbury
Wombat State Forest Toolern Vale Sunbury

Gisborne South, also known as Couangalt,[2][3][4][5] is a locality in the Macedon Ranges Shire, in Victoria, Australia, north west of the city of Melbourne. At the 2006 census, Gisborne South had a population of 742.[1]

Gisborne South has never had a Post Office under that name. The Cabbage Tree office within the locality opened on 6 July 1867, was renamed Yangardook in April 1875 and Couangalt in September 1875. It closed in 1895, reopened in 1913 and closed in 1965.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Gisborne South (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Victorian Municipal Directory. Brunswick: Arnall & Jackson. 1956. p. 639. 
  3. ^ VicRoads Country Street Directory, Edition 1, 1992
  4. ^ Melway Edition 33, 2006
  5. ^ Funston, Rob (December 2011). "'I remember when...'". Gisborne Gazette. p. 27. 
  6. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 7 August 2015 

Coordinates: 37°32′19″S 144°36′23″E / 37.53861°S 144.60639°E / -37.53861; 144.60639