Shelford, Victoria


Former general store
Coordinates 38°01′0″S 143°58′0″E / 38.01667°S 143.96667°E / -38.01667; 143.96667Coordinates: 38°01′0″S 143°58′0″E / 38.01667°S 143.96667°E / -38.01667; 143.96667
Postcode(s) 3329
LGA(s) Golden Plains Shire
State electorate(s) Polwarth
Federal Division(s) Corangamite
Localities around Shelford:
Mount Mercer
Mount Mercer Meredith
Barunah Park
Shelford Bamganie
Hesse Inverleigh Inverleigh

Shelford is a rural locality in Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Golden Plains Shire near the regional city of Geelong and 106 kilometres (66 mi) west of the state capital, Melbourne.

The Post Office opened on 1 July 1847 as The Leigh and was renamed Shelford in 1854. It became a Licensed Post Office on 20 May 1994, and has since closed; the date of closure is unknown.[1]

Heritage listed sites

Shelford contains a number of heritage listed sites, including:


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