Mount Burnett, Victoria

Mount Burnett is a small country town and bounded locality located approximately 72 kilometres (45 mi) from Melbourne, in Victoria, Australia. The town has no post office or town centre. Most of the town is either farmland or rural housing. The town shares its postcode (3781) with neighbouring town Cockatoo. Mount Burnett is located in the Shire of Cardinia.

Mount Burnett
Victoria
Mount Burnett is located in Melbourne
Mount Burnett
Mount Burnett
Coordinates37°58′59″S 145°30′00″E / 37.983°S 145.500°E / -37.983; 145.500Coordinates: 37°58′59″S 145°30′00″E / 37.983°S 145.500°E / -37.983; 145.500
Population173 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s)3781
Location
LGA(s)Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s)Gembrook
Federal Division(s)La Trobe

HistoryEdit

Gembrook West Post Office opened on 1 January 1885, was renamed Mount Burnett in 1921 and closed in 1978.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mount Burnett (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 September 2017.  
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008