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Redan

Redan is an inner suburb of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia immediately south of Ballarat Central.

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  • Area:2.229 km2
  • Elevation:439 m
  • Population:2,889
  • Local Government Area:City of Ballarat

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Redan is an inner suburb of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia immediately south of Ballarat Central.The population at the 2016 census was 2,889.Its boundaries along Winter Street East, Pleasant Street, Sebastopol Street and Hill Street, on the north side; Yarrowee River forms the eastern boundary; Rubicon Street is the southern edge with Sutton Street forming the west side.Pleasant Street is the main road through the suburb and commercial area. It was named for the fortifications used during the battle at Sevastopol in Ukraine during the Crimean War. # History Redan was one of Ballarat's first deep lead gold mining areas on the outskirts Ballarat between the city and the town of Sebastopl.In the 1870s and 1880s, the Redan lead had a number of larger gold mining companies extracting Sergeants Freehold Quartz Goldmining Company and the Hustler's Line of Reef. The suburb developed gradually with working class origins, the home of many miners. A Post Office was first opened here on 1 July 1935. # Weather # Things to do

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