Tynong, Victoria

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Tynong
Victoria
Tynong is located in Melbourne
Tynong
Tynong
Coordinates 38°05′00″S 145°37′00″E / 38.083333°S 145.616667°E / -38.083333; 145.616667Coordinates: 38°05′00″S 145°37′00″E / 38.083333°S 145.616667°E / -38.083333; 145.616667
Population 456 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s) 3813
Elevation 135 m (443 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s) Narracan
Federal Division(s) McMillan
Localities around Tynong:
Nar Nar Goon North Tynong North Garfield North
Nar Nar Goon Tynong Garfield
Cora Lynn Cora Lynn Iona

Tynong is a town in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 66 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Shire of Cardinia local government area. Tynong recorded a population of 456 at the 2016 Census.

Tynong was settled in the early 1880s and the Post Office opened on 1 November 1882.[2]

Places of interest include Gumbuya Park, Mill Valley Ranch and Tynong railway station.

Tynong is notable for the granodiorite quarried from the area for the construction of the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance.

See also[edit]

  • Shire of Pakenham - Tynong was previously within this former local government area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tynong (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 September 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 

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