Tylden, Victoria

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Tylden is located in Shire of Macedon Ranges
Coordinates 37°20′0″S 144°25′0″E / 37.33333°S 144.41667°E / -37.33333; 144.41667Coordinates: 37°20′0″S 144°25′0″E / 37.33333°S 144.41667°E / -37.33333; 144.41667
Population 350 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3444
Elevation 588 m (1,929 ft)
LGA(s) Shire of Macedon Ranges
State electorate(s) Ballarat East
Federal Division(s) Bendigo, Ballarat

Tylden is a small country town in central Victoria, Australia in the Shire of Macedon Ranges local government area, 83 kilometres (52 mi) north-west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2006 census, Tylden has a population of 350.


Tylden Post Office opened on 7 January 1860.[2]

Notable RAAF pilot Joe Hewitt was born here.


Tylden is home to the large Woodside Park Stud thoroughbred racehorse pre-training facility established at a cost of A$20m. The training facility was strongly opposed by residents over many years of public matters. In recent years it has been taken over by Mark Rowsthorn and is focusing on the breeding of thoroughbreds rather than a racing stable. Wadham Park is now known as Woodside Park Stud.[3]

See also[edit]

Former Tylden railway station


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Tylden (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-10-01. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
  3. ^ Howell, Stephen (2006-10-25). "One Swallow can make Wadham Park's spring". The Age. Retrieved 2007-07-21.