Avonsleigh, Victoria

Avonsleigh is a town in Victoria, Australia, 47 km east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Cardinia. At the 2016 Census, Avonsleigh had a population of 852.

Avonsleigh
Victoria
Avonsleigh is located in Melbourne
Avonsleigh
Avonsleigh
Location in metropolitan Melbourne
Coordinates37°55′30″S 145°28′55″E / 37.92500°S 145.48194°E / -37.92500; 145.48194Coordinates: 37°55′30″S 145°28′55″E / 37.92500°S 145.48194°E / -37.92500; 145.48194
Population852 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3782
Location47 km (29 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s)Gembrook
Federal Division(s)Flinders

HistoryEdit

The Post Office opened as Koenig's in 1902, was renamed Avonsleigh in 1911 and closed in 1985.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Avonsleigh (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 July 2017.  
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008

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