Mount Burnett, Victoria

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Mount Burnett
Victoria
Mount Burnett is located in Melbourne
Mount Burnett
Mount Burnett
Coordinates 37°58′59″S 145°30′00″E / 37.983°S 145.500°E / -37.983; 145.500Coordinates: 37°58′59″S 145°30′00″E / 37.983°S 145.500°E / -37.983; 145.500
Population 173 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s) 3781
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s) Gembrook
Federal Division(s) La Trobe, McMillan

Mount Burnett is a small country town and bounded locality located approximately 72 kilometres (45 mi) from Melbourne, in Victoria, Australia. The town has no post office or town centre. Most of the town is either farmland or rural housing. The town shares its postcode (3781) with neighbouring town Cockatoo. Mount Burnett is located in the Shire of Cardinia.

History[edit]

Gembrook West Post Office opened on 1 January 1885, was renamed Mount Burnett in 1921 and closed in 1978.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mount Burnett (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 September 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11