Teesdale, Victoria

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General store and post office
Teesdale is located in Golden Plains Shire
Coordinates38°02′0″S 144°03′0″E / 38.03333°S 144.05000°E / -38.03333; 144.05000Coordinates: 38°02′0″S 144°03′0″E / 38.03333°S 144.05000°E / -38.03333; 144.05000
Population1,721 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)Golden Plains Shire
State electorate(s)Polwarth
Federal Division(s)Corangamite
Localities around Teesdale:
Shelford Lethbridge Lethbridge
Shelford Teesdale Bannockburn
Inverleigh Inverleigh Murgheboluc

Teesdale is a small town in the Golden Plains Shire, near the regional city of Geelong and 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of the state capital, Melbourne.

The town has become a place for young homebuyers who are prepared to commute from Geelong, Large rural parcels of land are the attraction. In 2006 the town had 1033 residents but that has grown to 1479 in 2011 and now 1721[1] residents in 2016 census .

A feature of the town is a small park to the north of the highway known to the locals as 'Turtle Bend', featuring a small building with a steel roof in the shape of a turtle.

Teesdale Post Office opened on 8 March 1864.[2]

Teesdale Pharmacy opened on 13 December 2013.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Teesdale (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 August 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008