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Menzies Creek

Menzies Creek is a township in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 40 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Shires of Cardinia and Yarra Ranges local government areas.

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  • Area:7.468 km2
  • Elevation:311 m
  • Population:998
  • Local Government Area:Yarra Ranges Shire Council

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Menzies Creek is a township in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 40 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Shires of Cardinia and Yarra Ranges local government areas. Menzies Creek recorded a population of 998 at the 2016 Census. Menzies' Creek Post Office opened on 2 May 1887 and closed in 1980.Menzies Creek railway station opened on 18 December 1900 with the opening of the Gembrook line. The station name was changed to Aura on 5 December 1904—while the Post Office remained Menzies Creek—but reverted to Menzies Creek on 4 July 1947. The area is named after James Menzies, a gold digger in the 1860s, who worked the area for many years and is believed to be buried locally. # History # Weather # Things to do

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