Mount Cottrell, Victoria


Mount Cottrell, Victoria
Mount Cottrell
MelbourneVictoria
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Mount Cottrell
Mount Cottrell is located in Melbourne
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Mount Cottrell
Population: 586 (2006)[1]
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. [2]


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