Tynong North, Victoria

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Tynong North
Victoria
Population 434 (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 North:
Maryknoll Garfield North Garfield North
Nar Nar Goon North Tynong North Garfield North
Nar Nar Goon Tynong Garfield

Tynong North is a locality in West Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 63 kilometres (39 mi) south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Shire of Cardinia local government area. Tynong North recorded a population of 434 at the 2016 Census.

Tynong North is separated from Tynong by the Princes Freeway, which runs between the two settlements. The localities are further distinguished geographically with Tynong being situated on the edge of a reclaimed swamp while Tynong North sits at the foot of the mountains in the Weatherhead Range, and is adjacent to Bunyip State Park and the Weatherhead Forest Reserve.

Places of interest include Gumbuya Park, Mill Valley Ranch, the old Cornucopia Museum (which is under renovation) and the Fulton Hogan Pty Ltd (previously Astec) Quarry.

Tynong North Post Office opened on 14 May 1934 and closed in 1964.[2]

Sport and Leisure[edit]

Tynong North borders the Bunyip State Park which features numerous horse riding tracks. Horse riding lessons are also available from local trainers.

See also[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tynong North (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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Coordinates: 38°05′S 145°37′E / 38.083°S 145.617°E / -38.083; 145.617