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Hoddles Creek

Hoddles Creek
Victoria
Coordinates

37°49′59″S 145°34′59″E / 37.833°S 145.583°E / -37.833; 145.583Coordinates: 37°49′59″S 145°34′59″E / 37.833°S 145.583°E / -37.833; 145.583

Population 1,061[1]
Postcode(s) 3139
Elevation 212 m (696 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Yarra Ranges
State electorate(s) Gembrook
Federal Division(s) McEwen
Localities around Hoddles Creek:
Launching Place Gladysdale Warburton
Yellingbo Hoddles Creek Noojee
Cockatoo Gembrook Labertouche

Hoddles Creek is a bounded rural locality in Victoria, Australia, 72 km east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2006 census, Hoddles Creek had a population of 1,061.[1] It is situated on the banks of Hoddles Creek, which was named after Robert Hoddle. It has a school, Hoddles Creek Primary School.

The Post Office opened as Hoddle's Creek on 24 May 1862 and closed 1865. It reopened in 1869 (though known as Warburton from 1874 until 1879) and closed in 1967.[2]

Notable people

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

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