Glengarry, Victoria

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Glengarry
Victoria
Glengarry Post Office — April 2022.jpg
Post office in 2022
Glengarry is located in City of Latrobe
Glengarry
Glengarry
Coordinates38°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
Population1,084 (2016 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 2016 census, Glengarry had a population of 1084.[2]

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.[3]

Today[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Glengarry (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 May 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Glengarry (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 October 2016. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ Phoenix Auctions History, Post Office List, retrieved 7 February 2021