Menzies Creek, Victoria
|Population||911 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Yarra Ranges Shire|
|State electorate(s)||Monbulk, Gembrook|
|Federal Division(s)||La Trobe|
Menzies Creek is a township in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 42 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the Yarra Ranges Shire. At the 2011 Census, Menzies Creek had a population of 911.
Menzies' Creek Post Office opened on 2 May 1887 and closed in 1980.
Menzies Creek railway station opened on 18 December 1900 with the opening of the Gembrook line. The station name was changed to Aura on 5 December 1904—while the Post Office remained Menzies Creek—but reverted to Menzies Creek on 4 July 1947.
The area is named after James Menzies, a gold digger in the 1860s, who worked the area for many years and is believed to be buried locally.
Menzies Creek Primary School is a small school with a distinctive community focus.
Menzies Creek Reserve, with two soccer pitches in winter (Monbulk Rangers Soccer Club) and a cricket oval in summer.
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