Yarra Glen, Victoria


Yarra Glen, Victoria

Infobox Australian Place | type = suburb
name = Yarra Glen
city = Melbourne
state = vic



caption = Grand Hotel, Yarra Glen
lga = Shire of Yarra Ranges
postcode = 3775
pop = 2598 (2006)Census 2006 AUS | id = SSC27083 | name = Yarra Glen (State Suburb) | accessdate = 2007-10-01 | quick = on]
est =
elevation= 152
stategov = Seymour
fedgov = McEwen
dist1 = 51
location1= Melbourne
dist2 = 15
location2= Lilydale
dist2 = 16
location2= Healesville
near-nw = St Andrews
near-n = Steels Creek
near-ne = Dixons Creek
near-w = Christmas Hills
near-e = Tarrawarra
near-sw = Bend of Islands
near-s = Yering
near-se = Coldstream

Yarra Glen is a town northeast of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, along the Melba Highway. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges.

The Post Office opened on 11 January 1861 as Yarra Flats and was renamed Yarra Glen in 1889 when the railway arrived. 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
]

The Black Friday fires of 1939 badly damaged the area around Yarra Glen.

The town has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Yarra Valley Mountain District Football League.

ee also

*Yarra Glen railway station

References

External links

* [http://www.yarraglen.com.au/ Yarra Glen Tourism Website]
* [http://www.yarraglen.com/ Yarra Glen Website]


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