Mount Duneed, Victoria facts for kids
|Population||623 (2011 census)|
|State electorate(s)||South Barwon|
Much of the locality north of Lower Duneed Road is part of the large Armstrong Creek Growth Area, which was opened up for urban development from 2010. With the gazetting of the suburb Armstrong Creek in February 2012, Mount Duneed's southern boundary between Surf Coast Highway and Horseshoe Bend Road follows the boundary of the Armstrong Creek Urban Growth Area. The area north of Boundary Road, south of the Warrnambool railway line and west of the Surf Coast Highway, formerly part of Grovedale, became part of Mount Duneed.
The Post Office opened on 15 February 1860, but was known as Connewarre for some months then Puelba until 1864. It was renamed Mount Duneed on 1 April 1864. It closed in 1959.
The Geelong Airport was located in Mount Duneed, but it closed in 2011 after the area was opened up for urban residential development.
The locality has one site listed on the Victorian Heritage Register, Prefabricated Iron Cottage.
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