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Flinders

Flinders is a seaside town located on the Mornington Peninsula at the point where Western Port meets Bass Strait.

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  • Area:55.132 km2
  • Elevation:52 m
  • Population:905
  • Local Government Area:Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

Description

Flinders is a seaside town located on the Mornington Peninsula at the point where Western Port meets Bass Strait. Its local government area is the Shire of Mornington Peninsula.At the 2016 census, Flinders had a population of 905. # History The town was named by George Bass after his friend, the explorer and British naval officer Matthew Flinders. Settlement commenced in 1854 and many pioneers and settlers are buried at the Flinders cemetery. Flinders Post Office opened on 7 March 1863 as the population grew.Flinders was once believed to have previously been known as Mendi-Moke, but this has subsequently been denied. # Weather # Things to do

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