Yambuk Hotel
Coordinates 38°18′0″S 142°03′0″E / 38.30000°S 142.05000°E / -38.30000; 142.05000Coordinates: 38°18′0″S 142°03′0″E / 38.30000°S 142.05000°E / -38.30000; 142.05000
Population 540 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3285
LGA(s) Shire of Moyne

Yambuk /ˈjæmbʌk/ is a town in Victoria, Australia. The township was established in the 1850s, the Post Office opening 1 March 1859.[2]

At the 2006 census, the town and surrounding area had a population of 540.[1] It is located where the Princes Highway crosses the Shaw River. It is the site of Pacific Hydro’s Yambuk Wind Farm[3] and the adjacent Codrington Wind Farm.

Yambuk is locally known for the Yambuk Slide, a large slide near the lake. Lake Yambuk and the Yambuk Important Bird Area lie between the town and the coast.

References and notes

  1. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Yambuk (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 August 2007.
  2. Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 11 April 2008.
  3. "Portland Stage 1 - Yambuk Wind Farm". Pacific Hydro. Retrieved 17 March 2007.

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