Woolsthorpe, Victoria

Coordinates 38°12′S 142°26′E / 38.200°S 142.433°E / -38.200; 142.433Coordinates: 38°12′S 142°26′E / 38.200°S 142.433°E / -38.200; 142.433
Population 694 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3276
LGA(s) Shire of Moyne

Woolsthorpe /wʊlsˈθɔːp/is a small town in the Shire of Moyne, Victoria, Australia. It is situated at the intersection of the Woolsthorpe-Heywood, Koroit-Woolsthorpe, and Warrnambool-Caramut Roads, on the banks of Spring Creek. There is a local pub, the National Hotel. At the 2006 census, Woolsthorpe had a population of 694.[1]

The nearest large town is Warrnambool 26.5 kilometres further south.

Woolsthorpe Post Office opened on 6 August 1861.[2]

The local agriculture is primarily based on sheep and cattle.


  1. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Woolsthorpe (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 October 2010.
  2. Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11

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