Tynong, Victoria

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
Victoria
Tynong is located in Melbourne
Tynong
Tynong
Coordinates38°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
Population456 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s)3813
Elevation135 m (443 ft)
Location
LGA(s)Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s)Narracan
Federal Division(s)Monash
Localities around Tynong:
Nar Nar Goon North Tynong North Garfield North
Nar Nar Goon Tynong Garfield
Cora Lynn Cora Lynn Iona

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

Places of interest include Gumbuya World, Pakenham Racecourse, 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.

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ReferencesEdit

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

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