- Mount Cottrell, Victoria
Population: 586 (2006) Postcode: 3024 Elevation: 34 m (112 ft) Location: LGA: State District: Melton Federal Division: Lalor Localities around Mount Cottrell: Melton South Rockbank Rockbank Eynesbury Mount Cottrell Truganina Wyndham Vale Wyndham Vale Tarneit
Mount Cottrell is a locality in the outer western suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, 34 km west from the central business district. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Melton . At the 2006 Census, Mount Cottrell had a population of 586.
It is mainly privately owned open land. It is named after the 200m high mountain it encompasses, called Mount Cottrell. Mount Cottrell is a volcanic cone formed by the radial eruption of numerous lava tongues, the most massive of the Werribee Plains volcanoes. The mountain was purchased by the Shire of Melton in 2007 to preserve the significant geological and flora and fauna values on the site.
Mount Cottrell Post Office opened on 1 January 1866, closed in 1895, reopened in 1902 and closed again in 1958. 
- ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Mount Cottrell (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/ABSNavigation/prenav/LocationSearch?collection=Census&period=2006&areacode=SSC26223&producttype=QuickStats&breadcrumb=PL&action=401. Retrieved 2007-10-01.
- ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, https://www.premierpostal.com/cgi-bin/wsProd.sh/Viewpocdwrapper.p?SortBy=VIC&country=, retrieved 2008-04-11
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