Port Campbell

Port Campbell - Wikipedia Port Campbell From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from Port campbell) Jump to navigation Jump to search Town in Victoria, AustraliaPort CampbellVictoriaAerial photograph of Port CampbellPort CampbellCoordinates38°37′0″S 142°59′0″E / 38.61667°S 142.98333°E / -38.61667; 142.98333Coordinates: 38°37′0″S 142°59′0″E / 38.61667°S 142.98333°E / -38.61667; 142.98333Population478 (2016 census)[1]Postcode(s)3269Location 224 km (139 mi) SW of Melbourne 67 km (42 mi) E of Warrnambool LGA(s)Corangamite ShireState electorate(s)PolwarthFederal Division(s)WannonMean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall 20 °C 68 °F 7.5 °C 46 °F 80.9 mm 3.2 in Localities around Port Campbell:Heytesbury Lower Newfield Waarre Peterborough Port Campbell Princetown Southern Ocean Southern Ocean Southern Ocean Port Campbell (/ˈkæmbəl/)[2] is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Great Ocean Road, west of the Twelve Apostles, in the Shire of Corangamite. At the 2016 census, Port Campbell had a population of 478.[3] The Twelve Apostles Limestone structure Contents 1 History 2 Gallery 3 References 4 External links History[edit] The town was settled in the 1870s, with the first wharf being built in 1880.[4] Port Campbell Post Office opened on 19 March 1874. It was renamed Port Campbell West in 1881 when a new Port Campbell office opened near the wharf.[5] At the 2001 census, Port Campbell had a population of 372. At the 2006 census, Port Campbell had a population of 599. At the 2011 census, Port Campbell had a population of 618. Port Campbell is now a popular tourist destination for visiting The Twelve Apostles, located 12 kilometres to the east of the town and the Port Campbell National Park,[6] as well as maintaining a small crayfishing community. Gallery[edit] The town seen from the war memorial lookout The headland of the harbour at Port Campbell The fishing docks Lord Street References[edit] ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Port Campbell (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 January 2018. ^ Butler, S., ed. (2009). "Port Campbell". Macquarie Dictionary (5th ed.). Sydney: Macquarie Dictionary Publishers Pty Ltd. 1952 pages. ISBN 978-1-876429-66-9. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Port Campbell (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 January 2018. ^ "PORT CAMPBELL". Camperdown Chronicle. VII, (651). Victoria, Australia. 24 December 1880. p. 3. Retrieved 23 January 2019 – via National Library of Australia. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008 ^ "Port Campbell". Visit Victoria. Tourism Victoria. Retrieved 5 December 2013. External links[edit] Media related to Port Campbell, Victoria at Wikimedia Commons Port Campbell - Official tourism website. 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You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.vte Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Port_Campbell&oldid=903477731" Categories: Towns in Victoria (Australia)Coastal towns in Victoria (Australia)Western District (Victoria)Victoria (Australia) geography stubsPorts and harbours of Victoria (Australia)Hidden categories: Australian Statistical Geography Standard 2016 ID same as WikidataCS1: Julian–Gregorian uncertaintyUse dmy dates from February 2015Use Australian English from February 2015All Wikipedia articles written in Australian EnglishArticles with short descriptionCoordinates on WikidataCommons category link is on WikidataAll stub articles Navigation menu Personal tools Not logged inTalkContributionsCreate accountLog in Namespaces ArticleTalk Variants Views ReadEditView history More Search Navigation Main pageContentsFeatured contentCurrent eventsRandom articleDonate to WikipediaWikipedia store Interaction HelpAbout WikipediaCommunity portalRecent changesContact page Tools What links hereRelated changesUpload fileSpecial pagesPermanent linkPage informationWikidata itemCite this page In other projects Wikimedia CommonsWikivoyage Print/export Create a bookDownload as PDFPrintable version Languages CebuanoDeutschفارسیFrançais日本語Српски / srpskiSvenska中文 Edit links This page was last edited on 25 June 2019, at 23:03 (UTC). 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