Steels Creek, Victoria

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Steels Creek
MelbourneVictoria
Steels Creek Road.jpg
Steels Creek Road
Steels Creek is located in Melbourne
Steels Creek
Steels Creek
Coordinates37°35′38″S 145°22′26″E / 37.594°S 145.374°E / -37.594; 145.374Coordinates: 37°35′38″S 145°22′26″E / 37.594°S 145.374°E / -37.594; 145.374
Population225 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3775
Location45 km (28 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)Shire of Yarra Ranges
State electorate(s)Eildon
Federal Division(s)McEwen
Localities around Steels Creek:
Kinglake Castella Dixons Creek
Kinglake Steels Creek Dixons Creek
Christmas Hills Yarra Glen Dixons Creek

Steels Creek is a town in Victoria, Australia, 45 km north-east of Melbourne's central business district, 7 km north of Yarra Glen. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2016 census, Steels Creek had a population of 225.[1]

The Post Office, Steel's Creek, opened on 14 March 1890 and closed in 1968.[2]

Steels Creek has a community centre at the site of the public Primary School, which was closed down in 1992 by the Kennett Government.

2009 bushfire[edit]

At least 26 houses were destroyed in a major bushfire on 7 February 2009.[3]

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2009 bushfire damage
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2009 bushfire damage

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2016 QuickStats Steels Creek". Australian Bureau if Statistics. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 11 April 2008.
  3. ^ "Breaking News: 22 feared dead in Steels Creek, 36 Healesville houses lost". Lilydale & Yarra Valley Leader. 11 February 2009. Retrieved 11 February 2009.