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Town in Victoria, Australia
Aerial photograph of Port Campbell
38°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; 142.98333
478 (2016 census)
224 km (139 mi) SW of Melbourne
67 km (42 mi) E of Warrnambool
Mean max temp
Mean min temp
20 °C68 °F
7.5 °C46 °F
80.9 mm3.2 in
Localities around Port Campbell:
Port Campbell (/ˈkæmbəl/) 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.
The Twelve Apostles Limestone structure
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The town was settled in the 1870s, with the first wharf being built in 1880. 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. 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, as well as maintaining a small crayfishing community.
The town seen from the war memorial lookout
The headland of the harbour at Port Campbell
The fishing docks
^ 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 2018-01-28.
^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11
^ "Port Campbell". Visit Victoria. Tourism Victoria. Retrieved 5 December 2013.
Media related to Port Campbell, Victoria at Wikimedia Commons
Port Campbell - Official tourism website.
Official Website for 12 Apostles Region of Victoria
Visitor attractions on the Great Ocean Road
Bay of Islands Coastal Park
Great Otway National Park
Loch Ard Gorge
Point Addis Marine National Park
Port Campbell National Park
The Twelve Apostles
Twelve Apostles Marine National Park
Localities in the Shire of Corangamite
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