Description

Creswick is a Town in West-central Victoria, Australia 18 Kilometres North of Ballarat and 122 Km Northwest of Melbourne, in the Shire of Hepburn. It is 430 Metres Above Sea Level. At the 2016 Census, Creswick Had a Population of 3,170. Creswick Was Named After the Creswick Family, the Pioneer Settlers of the Region. The Original Victorian School of Forestry Was Established in 1910 by the Department of Forestry. It Was the First Institution Set Up in Victoria to Train and Accredit Young Foresters. Now the Campus is Part of the University of Melbourne. The Campus is situated on Water Street and Houses the School of Forest & Ecosystem Science, a Highly Regarded Research and Teaching Institution. Creswick Has Three Primary Schools—two Government and One Catholic: Creswick Primary School, Creswick North Primary School and St Augustines Respectively. The Town Also Has an Aged Care Facility. John Curtin Aged Care Was Formerly the Township's Health Care Hospital but Was Converted to a Nursing Home in 1998.

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Our Picks on what to Do in Creswick VIC

Creswick Museum

Creswick Regional Park

St Georges Lake

Creswick Market

Blue Waters

Botanical Gardens

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Creswick Motel

The Sebel Creswick Forest Resort

Rossmore Cottage

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Community Services  


Creswick Visitor Information Centre VIC
41/43 Albert Street,
CRESWICK VIC 3363

Hepburn Shire Council VIC
1 Duke Street,
DAYLESFORD VIC 3460

Creswick Police Station VIC
137 Napier Street,
CRESWICK VIC 3363

Creswick District Hospital
1 Napier Street,
CRESWICK VIC 3363

Creswick Hub - Hepburn Libraries & Council Customer Service VIC
68 Albert Street,
CRESWICK VIC 3363

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 430 m (1,411 ft)
  • Population: 3,170
  • State electorate(s): Ripon
  • Federal Division(s): Ballarat
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Ballarat VIC 3350 (17.9 km, 20 mins)
Clunes VIC 3370 (18.4 km, 15 mins)
Daylesford VIC 3460 (28.9 km, 24 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Creswick VIC is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.