Yellingbo, Victoria


Yellingbo, Victoria

Infobox Australian Place | type = town
name = Yellingbo
state = vic


caption =
lga = Shire of Yarra Ranges
postcode = 3139
pop = 210
est =
stategov = Monbulk, Gembrook
fedgov = McEwen
dist1 = 60
location1= Melbourne
dist2 = 22
location2= Lilydale
near-nw = Macclesfield
near-n = Seville
near-ne = Hoddles Creek
near-w = Macclesfield
near-e = Hoddles Creek
near-sw = Macclesfield
near-s = Cockatoo
near-se = Gembrook

Yellingbo is a small town in the Yarra Valley region east of Melbourne, the capital city of Victoria, Australia, 6 km south of the Warburton Highway at Woori Yallock. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2006 census, Yellingbo and the surrounding area had a population of 210.Census 2006 AUS
id=SSC27103
name=Yellingbo (State Suburb)
accessdate=2007-08-17
quick=on
]

History

The Post Office opened around 1902 as Parslow's, was renamed Yellingbo in 1946 and closed in 1991.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 Town today

Yellingbo's town area contains a public hall, CFA, general store, primary school and tennis courts, as well as the Waterfall Art Gallery. Nearby is the Yellingbo State Nature Reserve, one of the last remaining homes in the wild (along with Bunyip State Park) of the Helmeted Honeyeater, one of Victoria's official emblems.

References

External links

[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=-37.812129,145.506811&ie=UTF8&ll=-37.812129,145.506811&spn=0.00807,0.012703&z=16&layer=c&cbll=-37.812129,145.506811&panoid=or_NE3Anns8SusWDNdZg8w&cbp=1,112.5187880957775,,0,16.956455661031295/ Google Street View- Yellingbo- Parslows Road]
* [http://www.abc.net.au/gnt/future/Transcripts/s1190750.htm Helmeted Honeyeater] (ABC - George Negus Tonight) 1 September 2004
* [http://www.zoo.org.au/education/factsheets/bir-hemetedhoneyeater.pdf Fact Sheet - Helmeted Honeyeater] (Zoology Victoria)


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