Hoddles Creek, Victoria
Hoddles Creek is a bounded rural locality near Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2016 census, Hoddles Creek had a population of 627, compared to 609 at the 2011 census.
|Population||627 (2016 census)|
|Elevation||212 m (696 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Yarra Ranges|
Hoddles Creek is situated 72 km east of Melbourne's central business district. It stands on the banks of the Hoddles Creek, which was named after Robert Hoddle. Blackleather Creek also flows through the town.
Hoddles Creek was named for Robert Hoddle (1794–1881), who surveyed the area in 1844. The town developed thanks to the Victorian Gold Rush in the 1860s. It was home to one of the largest minefields in Victoria up until the 1900s.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Hoddles Creek (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Hoddles Creek (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
- Google Map
- "Friends of Hobbles Creek". Archived from the original on 23 July 2008. Retrieved 8 November 2005.
- Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
- Hoddles Creek Primary School: Contact Us
- Yarra Ranges Heritage Database: Hoddles Creek Primary School
- Australian Dictionary of Biography: Harrie Massey
- Hoddles Creek Estate: About Us