Haddon, Victoria

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Haddon Bills Horse Trough.JPG
The Bills Horse Trough in Haddon
Haddon is located in Golden Plains Shire
Coordinates37°35′18″S 143°41′58″E / 37.58833°S 143.69944°E / -37.58833; 143.69944Coordinates: 37°35′18″S 143°41′58″E / 37.58833°S 143.69944°E / -37.58833; 143.69944
Population1,194 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)Golden Plains Shire
State electorate(s)Buninyong
Federal Division(s)Ballarat
Localities around Haddon:
Bo Peep Cardigan Bunkers Hill
Snake Valley Haddon Smythes Creek
Hillcrest Smythesdale Nintingbool

Haddon is a township in the Golden Plains Shire, 12 km west of Ballarat.

The population at the 2016 census was 1,194.[1]

Haddon is home to Ballarat Kart Club, the original Haddon circuit was built in 1961, before being extended and widened to its modern configuration.

Around 3km of the Ballarat-Skipton Rail Trail passes through Haddon on the east side.


Haddon is set on the Woady Yaloak River, which rises in some swamp land a few kilometres to the north. The river runs though paddocks, parks and under a road. The river has two bridges in the town, a footbridge in the park and a road bridge.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Haddon (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 August 2017. Edit this at Wikidata

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