Kinglake West, Victoria

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Kinglake West
Victoria
KinglakeWestUnitingChurch.JPG
Uniting church
Kinglake West is located in Shire of Murrindindi
Kinglake West
Kinglake West
Coordinates37°28′S 145°14′E / 37.467°S 145.233°E / -37.467; 145.233Coordinates: 37°28′S 145°14′E / 37.467°S 145.233°E / -37.467; 145.233
Population1,166 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s)3757
Location48 km (30 mi) N of Melbourne
LGA(s)
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)
Localities around Kinglake West:
Clonbinane Hazeldene Pheasant Creek
Clonbinane Kinglake West Kinglake
Humevale Arthurs Creek Strathewen

Kinglake West is a town in central Victoria, Australia. The town is located 56 kilometres (35 mi) north-east of the state capital, Melbourne. Its local government area is the City of Whittlesea and the Shires of Murrindindi and Nillumbik. At the 2016 Census, Kinglake West had a population of 1,166.

The town was substantially damaged in the Black Saturday bushfires, including 10 fatalities.[2]

Kinglake West Post Office opened around 1902 and burnt down on 7 February 2009.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Kinglake West (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2017-07-03. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Wiped out: Towns destroyed by killer fires". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2009-02-07.
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2008-04-11.