Napoleons, Victoria

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Napoleons
Victoria
NapoleonsBlackLeadChurch.JPG
The historic Black Lead church, now home to Napoleons District Historical Society
Napoleons is located in Golden Plains Shire
Napoleons
Napoleons
Coordinates37°41′0″S 143°50′0″E / 37.68333°S 143.83333°E / -37.68333; 143.83333Coordinates: 37°41′0″S 143°50′0″E / 37.68333°S 143.83333°E / -37.68333; 143.83333
Population553 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3352
Location
LGA(s)Golden Plains Shire
State electorate(s)Buninyong
Federal Division(s)Ballarat
Localities around Napoleons:
Ross Creek Cambrian Hill Scotchmans Lead
Scarsdale Napoleons Durham Lead
Enfield Enfield Garibaldi

Napoleons is a town in Victoria, Australia in the Golden Plains Shire local government area, 131 kilometres (81 mi) west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Napoleons had a population of 553.[1]

The Post Office opened on 1 September 1862, was known as Napoleon until around 1950, and closed in 1971.[2] A Community Postal Agency opened at the Napoleons store on 17 April 2012.

The town is served by Napoleons Primary School, with an enrolment of 180.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Napoleons (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 August 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2008-04-11.
  3. ^ "Schools online". Department of Education and Training (Victoria). Retrieved 2007-11-14.