Condah

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Condah
Victoria
Condah Green Hills Hotel 002.JPG
Green Hills Hotel at Condah
Condah is located in Shire of Glenelg
Condah
Condah
Coordinates37°58′0″S 141°44′0″E / 37.96667°S 141.73333°E / -37.96667; 141.73333Coordinates: 37°58′0″S 141°44′0″E / 37.96667°S 141.73333°E / -37.96667; 141.73333
Population272 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3303
Location
LGA(s)Shire of Glenelg
State electorate(s)South-West Coast
Federal Division(s)Wannon

Condah /ˈkɒndɑː/ is a small town in south west Victoria, Australia and is located on the Henty Highway north of Heywood. At the 2006 census, Condah and the surrounding area had a population of 272.[1]

History[edit]

  • Condah Pub has been open since 1854 and still thrives today.[citation needed]
  • A cemetery was set aside in May 1863.[2]
  • Condah Post Office opened on 12 May 1868 and closed in 2001.[3][4]
  • Two churches were opened, one Anglican in 1883,[5] one Presbyterian in 1908.[6]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Condah (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 October 2008.
  2. ^ "GOVERNMENT GAZETTE". The Argus (6, 371). Victoria, Australia. 7 November 1866. p. 6 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  4. ^ "COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE". The Argus (6, 840). Victoria, Australia. 12 May 1868. p. 4 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "ST. THOMAS'S CHURCH, CONDAH". The Church of England Messenger. XVI (178). Victoria, Australia. 3 July 1883. p. 8 – via National Library of Australia.
  6. ^ "CONDAH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH". The Hamilton Spectator (7531). Victoria, Australia. 10 September 1908. p. 4 – via National Library of Australia.
  7. ^ "History" (PDF). Stawell Gift website. Retrieved 17 October 2008.[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ Ballarat Genealogy, School at South Condah pupil list 1893, retrieved 17 October 2008

External links[edit]

Media related to Condah at Wikimedia Commons