Miners Rest, Victoria

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Miners Rest
BallaratVictoria
Miners Rest is located in City of Ballarat
Miners Rest
Miners Rest
Coordinates37°29′10″S 143°45′25″E / 37.486°S 143.757°E / -37.486; 143.757Coordinates: 37°29′10″S 143°45′25″E / 37.486°S 143.757°E / -37.486; 143.757
Population3,095 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3352
Location11 km (7 mi) from Ballarat Central
LGA(s)City of Ballarat
State electorate(s)Wendouree
Federal Division(s)Ballarat
Suburbs around Miners Rest:
Learmonth Blowhard Sulky
Windermere Miners Rest Mount Rowan
Cardigan Mitchell Park Wendouree

Miners Rest is a suburb of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia on the north-western rural-urban fringe of the city, 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) northwest of the Central Business District. The population at the 2016 census was 3,095.[1]

Miners Rest is a semi-rural suburb with a very small township and commercial area. It is located to the North of the Western Freeway.

History[edit]

The original Township of Miners Rest, surveyed in 1854, is located at the northern end of the district.

Education[edit]

The local primary school is Miners Rest Primary School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Miners Rest (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata