Glengarry, Victoria

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Glengarry
Victoria
Glengarry is located in City of Latrobe
Glengarry
Glengarry
Coordinates 38°08′S 146°33′E / 38.133°S 146.550°E / -38.133; 146.550Coordinates: 38°08′S 146°33′E / 38.133°S 146.550°E / -38.133; 146.550
Population 692 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3854
Location
LGA(s) City of Latrobe
State electorate(s) Morwell
Federal Division(s) Gippsland

Glengarry is a town in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the City of Latrobe local government area, 165 kilometres (103 mi) south east of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2011 census, Glengarry had a population of 692.[1]

History[edit]

Glengarry was established after the railway arrived from Traralgon in 1883. The Post Office opened on 1 January 1884 as La Trobe Railway Station and was renamed Glengarry in December of that year.[2]

Today[edit]

The town has an Australian Rules football team competing in the North Gippsland Football League.

See also[edit]

Glengarry railway station

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Glengarry (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2016-10-04. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11