|Elevation||200 m (656 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Nillumbik|
Strathewen is a town in Victoria, Australia, 45 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Shire of Nillumbik local government area. Strathewen recorded a population of 178 at the 2016 Census.
Strathewen is located near the Kinglake National Park. It is an apple and pear producing area and is home to small local vineyards and wineries.
Strathewen Post Office opened on 20 September 1909 and closed in 1964.
The town was substantially destroyed during the Black Saturday bushfires on 7 February 2009, which destroyed the primary school, the old fire station, the community hall, and most of the houses in the area. Twenty-seven of its 200 residents died in the fires.
- Shire of Eltham - the former local government area of which Strathewen was a part
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Strathewen (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
- "Postcode Search". Australia Post.
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 11 April 2008.
- Ham, Larissa (9 February 2009). "Strathewen 'like a war zone'". The Age. Melbourne. Retrieved 9 February 2009.
- "Strathewen climate". Bureau of Meteorology. Australian Government. Retrieved 28 February 2009.
- "Strathewen topographic map". Google Maps. Retrieved 28 February 2009.
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