Hoddles Creek, Victoria


Hoddles Creek, Victoria

Infobox Australian Place | type = town
name = Hoddles Creek
state = vic


caption =
lga = Shire of Yarra Ranges
postcode = 3139
pop =
est =
elevation= 212
stategov = Gembrook
fedgov = McEwen
dist1 = 73
location1= Melbourne
dist2 = 18
location2= Warburton
near-nw = Launching Place
near-n = Gladysdale
near-ne = Warburton
near-w = Yellingbo
near-e = Noojee
near-sw = Cockatoo
near-s = Gembrook
near-se = Labertouche

Hoddles Creek is a rural locality between Gembrook and Yarra Junction east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges.

The Post Office opened as Hoddle's Creek (sic) on 24 May 1862 and closed 1865. It reopened in 1869 (though known as Warburton from 1874 until 1879) and closed in 1967.Citation
last = Premier Postal History | title = Post Office List | url = https://www.premierpostal.com/cgi-bin/wsProd.sh/Viewpocdwrapper.p?SortBy=VIC&country= | accessdate = 2008-04-11
]

Notable people

Harrie Massey, mathematical physicist spent his early years from 1908 in Hoddles Creek.

References


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