Lyonville, Victoria

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Lyonville
Victoria
Lyonville Radio Springs Hotel.JPG
Radio Springs Hotel
Lyonville is located in Shire of Hepburn
Lyonville
Lyonville
Coordinates 37°24′0″S 144°16′0″E / 37.40000°S 144.26667°E / -37.40000; 144.26667Coordinates: 37°24′0″S 144°16′0″E / 37.40000°S 144.26667°E / -37.40000; 144.26667
Population 156 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3461
LGA(s) Shire of Hepburn

Lyonville is a town located in the Shire of Hepburn, Victoria, Australia. East of Daylesford on the Trentham road, the town takes its name from James Lyon who had arrived in the Glenlyon district in the 1860s.[2] At the 2006 census, Lyonville had a population of 156.[1]

Lyonville Post Office opened on 15 May 1882 and closed in 1993.[3]

The Lyonville railway station was a stage of the Carlsruhe to Daylesford line until it closed in 1978.[4] The Daylesford Spa Country Railway tourist railway is planning extensions of the track to Lyonville in the future.[citation needed]

The local attractions include Lyonville Hatha Yoga studio, Pero's Organic Wines and The Radio Springs Hotel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Lyonville (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Darwin, Norm. "Neighbours - Towns of Daylesford & district". Pandora archive. Archived from the original on 1999-06-04. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
  4. ^ Osborne, Murrell (1978). Timber, Spuds and Spa. Australian Railway Historical Society. ISBN 0-85849-023-4.