Lauriston, Victoria

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Lauriston
Victoria
Lauriston Victoria.jpg
Lauriston Road
Lauriston is located in Shire of Macedon Ranges
Lauriston
Lauriston
Coordinates 37°15′S 144°23′E / 37.250°S 144.383°E / -37.250; 144.383Coordinates: 37°15′S 144°23′E / 37.250°S 144.383°E / -37.250; 144.383
Population 295 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3444
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Macedon Ranges
State electorate(s) Macedon
Federal Division(s) Bendigo
Localities around Lauriston:
Denver Kyneton Kyneton
Denver Lauriston Woodend North
Spring Hill Tylden Woodend

Lauriston is a small community in Victoria, Australia. It is situated on the Coliban River, in a gully 8 kilometres (5 mi) west of Kyneton. The Lauriston Reservoir, (which serves Kyneton), is 2 kilometres (1 mi) south east of the town.

At the 2011 census, Lauriston had a population of 295.[1]

Lauriston Post Office opened on 1 July 1864 after gold was discovered in the area and closed in 1969.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Lauriston (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 

External links[edit]

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